Definition of Hamstrung

1. Adjective. Restricted as if by being crippled with a hamstring. ¹



2. Verb. (past of hamstring) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hamstrung

1. hamstring [v] - See also: hamstring

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hamstrung

hamsa
hamsandwich
hamsas
hamshackle
hamster
hamster wheel
hamsterlike
hamsters
hamstring
hamstring tendon
hamstringer
hamstringers
hamstringing
hamstrings
hamstrung (current term)
hamular
hamular notch
hamular process of lacrimal bone
hamular process of sphenoid bone
hamulate
hamule
hamuli
hamulose
hamulous
hamulus
hamulus cochleae
hamulus lacrimalis
hamulus laminae spiralis
hamulus of spiral lamina

Literary usage of Hamstrung

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1. Letters to a Gentleman in Germany: Written After a Trip from Philadelphia to by Francis Lieber (1834)
"... more masterly than ‘all, to appear before them only after the noble animal has been maimed and hamstrung. May Mrs. Jamieson find many ardent followers. ..."

2. Lives of the Queens of England Before the Norman Conquest by Matthew Hall (1864)
"... and attempt to return—Waylaid on her journey—hamstrung and starved to death—Broken heart of Edwy—He dies—Buried at Winchester. ..."

3. The queens before the Conquest by Matthew Hall (1854)
"... and attempt to return—Waylaid on her journey—hamstrung and starved to death—Broken heart of Edwy—He dies—Buried at Winchester. ..."

4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"Later commentators have had to balance their respect for Fowler's opinions against the evidence of actual usage, which shows clearly that hamstrung ..."

5. Annual Report of the Directory of Lands by Philippines Bureau of Lands (1908)
"It was his personal band which hamstrung Nasario Crisostomo and murdered Tomas ... and his companions should be hamstrung and their hands crushed, ..."

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