how to pronounce hobble


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hobble is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… honor the monarch number 3 hobble skirts …”

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.

hobble frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hobble occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hobble can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hobble can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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