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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To interfere with the movement of. Also: A large basket with a cover.

Usage examples (35)
  • It would hamper the runners if the refreshment station was too close to the road.
  • The winner of the chai hamper is none other than Cathy!
  • Except for my husband, who apparently has no clue what a clothes hamper is and what it is used for.
  • We had a built-in hamper/linen closet thing in the old master bath which shared a wall with the bedroom it was attached to. for more
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