1. prevent the progress or free movement of

    Synonyms : cramp, halter, strangle
    Type Of : bound, confine, restrict, throttle, trammel, limit
    Examples :
    • He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather
  2. a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)

    Synonyms : bond, shackle, trammel
    Type Of : restraint, constraint
  3. put at a disadvantage

    Synonyms : handicap, hinder
    Type Of : disadvantage, disfavor, disfavour
  4. a basket usually with a cover

    Type Of : basket, handbasket


  1. marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter

    Synonyms : screaming, uproarious
    Examples :
    • hilarious broad comedy


  1. a sloping rear car door that is lifted to open

    Synonyms : hatch, hatchback door, liftgate
    Type Of : car door
  2. a car having a hatchback door

    Type Of : auto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar