Synonyms for Hamstring:
n.biceps, abductor, ciliary muscle, Achilles Tendon, adductor, fiber, ABS, erector muscle, disk, cartilage. •body (noun)
catgut, sinew, rope, gut, twine, binding twine, shoelace, lasso, guy, lace, lead, towline, rein, lariat, cord, tendon, umbilical cord, shoestring, string.
dull, anesthetize, cripple, stun, paralyze, tamper, neutralize, lame, impair, invalidate, scotch, weaken, undermine, disable, deaden, hamper, disarm, benumb, botch, prostrate, incapacitate, sap, enfeeble, screw up, stupefy, hobble, abrogate, hinder, vitiate, handicap, cramp.
bar, constipate, resist, inhibit, catch, frustrate, jam, counter, burden, drag, choke, snag, plug, restrict, deter, crimp, detain, interrupt, constrain, entrap, fetter, thwart, stay, entangle, block, brake, mire, curb, obstruct, encumber, stop, congest, bung, impede, baffle, check, complicate, delay, tangle, foul, snarl, bottleneck, clog, restrain, oppose, dam.
hog-tie. trammel. chain, leash. tie. •trammel
•Other relevant words:
abductor, injure, handcuff, biceps, tie, ABS, hog-tie, fiber, cartilage, chain, free, shackle, hamstring tendon, disk, adductor, manacle, trammel, hurt, leash.
Usage examples for hamstring
In front of us was gathered the main body of the Khania's army, massed by regiments upon the further bank, while hundreds of picked men stood up to their middles in the water, waiting to spear or hamstring our horses as we advanced. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard