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See definition of hobbling on Dictionary.com
  • as increeping
  • as inlame

synonyms for hobbling

  • dragging
  • crawling
  • groveling
  • inching
  • shambling
  • shuffling
  • skulking
  • slinking
  • slithering
  • sneaking
  • squirming
  • worming
  • writhing
  • barely moving
  • moving slowly
  • on all fours

antonyms for hobbling

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  • standing
  • upright
  • vertical
  • able
  • graceful
  • healthy
  • agile
  • mobile
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How to use hobbling in a sentence

I say, very nearly knocking down the old sweeper who was hobbling away as fast as posibil.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
There was not a soul to be seen, except an old beggar woman who was hobbling along, supporting herself with two sticks.
BOYHOOD IN NORWAYHJALMAR HJORTH BOYESEN
Hobbling to the stove, she examined the battered tin can, letting the moonlight shine into its rusty depths.
A BUDGET OF CHRISTMAS TALES BY CHARLES DICKENS AND OTHERSVARIOUS
A man hobbling on a stick came in from the doctors room, and, seeing Kentucky, picked his way over the outstretched forms to him.
GRAPES OF WRATHBOYD CABLE
When he returned, hobbling up with his tiny bundle, the backwoods world was rioting in the scarlet and gold of young October.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
At once the door opened and Kalopaling came hobbling in on his clumsy feet, which were made for swimming and not for walking.
A TREASURY OF ESKIMO TALESCLARA KERN BAYLISS
There were eight or ten that were wounded and a-running and a-hobbling about, looking back to see if we were after them.
THE SIEGE OF BOSTONALLEN FRENCH
Near the gate he met an old man, who, staff in hand, was hobbling along with great difficulty.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME VII, ISSUE 41, MAY, 1894VARIOUS
Freeing myself from Ralph's embrace, I looked round to see my great-grandmother hobbling towards us with uplifted stick.
SWALLOWH. RIDER HAGGARD
A middle-aged man was hobbling towards us in the thinning stream of homing citizens.
WITCHING HILLE. W. HORNUNG
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HOBBLING

  • barely moving
  • crawling
  • dragging
  • groveling
  • hobbling
  • inching
  • moving slowly
  • on all fours
  • shambling
  • shuffling
  • skulking
  • slinking
  • slithering
  • sneaking
  • squirming
  • worming
  • writhing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.