verb (used without object), hob·bled, hob·bling.
verb (used with object), hob·bled, hob·bling.
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Origin of hobble
OTHER WORDS FROM hobblehobbler, nounun·hob·bled, adjectiveun·hob·bling, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for hobble
That night Gasol hobbled off his home court with a torn medial collateral ligament in his left knee.
And it was the most that could squeak through a filibuster- hobbled Senate.
How is that supposed to happen when the main federal enforcement bureau is institutionally hobbled?
Even hobbled by illness, he spoke of extending the so-called Bolivarian revolution for at least another decade.
Others suggest that the CIA, long hobbled by the ban against drone strikes in Quetta, may have had a hand in the shooting.
She had hummed me out at last, and I had tucked Tim's letter in my pocket and hobbled back to the village.
But on my part I had every reason to believe that Tip would show surprise when I hobbled forth from the misty gloom.
One of the horses was hobbled, and they were all eating hungrily the grass that grew along the gully's sides.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
The old gentleman hobbled off, and as it proved, never entered the Cathedral again.A Thin Ghost and Others|M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
He hobbled over and shook Millie by the hands, and the engagement was ratified, to the joy of every one.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson