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hog-tie

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Synonyms for hog-tie

  • baffle
  • balk
  • bar
  • bind
  • block
  • chain
  • check
  • clog
  • cramp
  • cumber
  • curb
  • embarrass
  • encumber
  • entangle
  • fetter
  • foil
  • frustrate
  • hamstring
  • handcuff
  • handicap
  • hinder
  • hobble
  • cramp one's style
  • drag one's feet
  • get in the way
  • hang up
  • hold up
  • inc
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Antonyms for hog-tie

  • abet
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • explain
  • facilitate
  • free
  • further
  • help
  • let go
  • loose
  • loosen
  • open
  • permit
  • promote
  • release
  • support
  • unblock
  • unfasten
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOG-TIE

"You'll have to hog-tie that feller," said one, drawing nearer than the rest in his interest.

We could throw an hog-tie her, sez Tank; and you could get it easy an comfortable.

To think that you managed to hog-tie me like this without waking me up!

So you tell me who are the top of the bunch in our class, and Ill go and fetch em in if I have to rope em and hog-tie em.

To "hog-tie" him in this position, was the work of but a moment, and at last the blue-roan outlaw was a captive.

I'm allers willin' to rope and hog-tie a new bunch o' words, an' I has gratitood therefor.

"Yuh want to hog-tie it, then," Big Medicine retorted, resentful because Pink seemed not to grasp the full humor of the thing.

The cattlemen wont hire me, though I kin rope and hog-tie as well as any puncher they got.

WORD ORIGIN

also hogtie, "bind hands and feet," 1887, from hog (n.) + tie (v.). Related: Hog-tied.

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