how to pronounce hobble

/ˈhɑːbəl/

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hobble is pronounced in two syllables

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hɑːbəl

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An example use of hobble in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… foot was broken and so I I hobble into …”

meanings of hobble

noun:

  1. One of the short straps tied between the legs of unfenced horses, allowing them to wander short distances but preventing them from running off.
  2. An unsteady, off-balance step.
  3. An odd job; a piece of casual work.
  4. A difficult situation; a scrape.

verb:

  1. To perplex; to embarrass.
  2. To walk lame, or unevenly.
  3. To fetter by tying the legs; to restrict (a horse) with hobbles.
  4. To move roughly or irregularly.

words with pronunciation similar to hobble

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words that rhyme with hobble

squabblewobblegobble

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