- Will this not hinder other children and slow down progress as a whole?
- To a country boy only seven years old it is terrifying, but Jack is determined his handicap is not going to hinder him.
- Or should it simply get out of the way and stop hindering fathers who want to do right by their children?
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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