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The above transcription of hobble is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

hobble is pronounced in two syllables

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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


  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.


  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.

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