Adjective "Hampering" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Hampering


    Definition:

    1. to hold back; hinder; impede: A steady rain hampered the progress of the work.

    2. to interfere with; curtail: The dancers' movements were hampered by their elaborate costumes. noun

    3. Nautical. gear that, although necessary to the operations of a vessel, is sometimes in the way.

    Origin:
    hamper

    Examples:

    "trades can be hampering."

    "manies can be hampering."

    "gases can be hampering."

    "cocoas can be hampering."

    "movements can be hampering."

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