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KK Pronunciation

〔 `hæmpL 〕


〔 ˋhæmpә 〕

Overview of noun hamper

The noun hamper has 2 senses

  • shackle, bond, hamper, trammel -- (a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner))

  • hamper -- (a basket usually with a cover)

Overview of verb hamper

The verb hamper has 2 senses

  • hamper, halter, cramp, strangle -- (prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries")

  • handicap, hinder, hamper -- (put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements")