Synonyms for fetter
- drag feet
- hang up
- hold captive
- put straitjacket on
- throw monkey wrench in
Antonyms for fetter
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FETTER
Briefly, I sketched the Chief's report, Fetter nodding every few words.
Marriage is no fetter about a man or woman, binding both to that which they may get to hate.
Each engagement, even a temporary one, was felt as a fetter by Erasmus.
It is a bauble meant to gratify her: why make it a fetter, be it ever so light a one?
The groan of breaking hearts is there—The falling lash—the fetter's clank!
Froude and I were nobodies; with no characters to lose, and no antecedents to fetter us.
It consisted of seventy-two members of the Fetter Lane Society.
No longer was the Fetter Lane Society a calm abode of peace.
To yield to it, is to fetter our life with self-imposed and fantastic chains.
The entente cordiale is simply a fetter and a dead weight upon you.
Old English fetor "chain or shackle for the feet," from Proto-Germanic *fetero (cf. Old Saxon feteros (plural), Middle Dutch veter "fetter," in modern Dutch "lace, string," Old High German fezzera, Old Norse fiöturr, Swedish fjätter), from PIE root *ped- "foot" (see foot (n.)). The generalized sense of "anything that shackles" had evolved in Old English. Related Fetters.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FETTER
- hitch on
- hook on
- hook up
- peg down
- pin down
- put together
- tack on
- tie up