There are 2 definitions of hinder in English:

hinder1

Syllabification: hind·er
Pronunciation: /ˈhindər
 
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verb

[with object]

Origin

Old English hindrian 'injure or damage', of Germanic origin; related to German hindern, also to behind.

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There are 2 definitions of hinder in English:

hinder2

Syllabification: hind·er
Pronunciation: /ˈhīndər
 
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adjective

[attributive]
  • (Especially of a bodily part) rear; hind: the hinder end of its body
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Origin

Middle English: perhaps from Old English hinderweard 'backward', related to behind.

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