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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make (a thrown animal) helpless by tying the hind legs together and then to one or both front legs with a short line.

Usage examples (22)
  • Verb (used with object), : Repeated delays hogtied the investigation
  • January 26, 2008 at 4:35 pm a granny square, a hogtie, some ink
  • Gas prices hogtie, hamstring and paralyze the engines of commerce.
  • "Took her less than six weeks to hogtie him," the sheriff continued. for more
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