- With these uses come consequences, and these consequences have created problems and hinder survival of humans.
- The man's mass seemed to both hinder his movements and create a more menacing movement at the same time.
- Conversely, products that do not lend themselves to such comparisons encounter difficulty because they hinder valuation.
Old English hindrian 'injure or damage', of Germanic origin; related to German hindern, also to behind.
Words that rhyme with hinderBelinda, Cabinda, cinder, Clarinda, Dorinda, Kinder, Linda, Lucinda, Melinda, tinder
- As William told it, ‘He forgot to fit a tail on his hinder parts.’
- When the fish is too large to be swallowed entire, the hinder portion will be bitten off and the anterior part allowed to float or sink.
- Sir George strode purposefully towards a grand statue of a heroic millipede raised on its hinder legs clutching a large cross in several of its limbs.
Middle English: perhaps from Old English hinderweard 'backward', related to behind.
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