Hinder Definition

hĭndər
hindered, hindering, hinders
verb
hindered, hindering, hinders
To delay action; be a hindrance.
Webster's New World
To keep back; restrain; get in the way of; prevent; stop.
Webster's New World
To interfere with action or progress.
American Heritage
To make difficult for; thwart; impede; frustrate.
Webster's New World
adjective
Hind; rear; posterior.
Webster's New World
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noun

(slang, euphemistic) The buttocks.

Wiktionary

Origin of Hinder

  • From Old English hindrian, from Proto-Germanic *hindrōną (“to put back”), from *hinder (“back”) (adverb). Cognate with Dutch hinderen and German hindern, Latin contra (“back, against”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English hindren from Old English hindrian ko- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • comparative form of hind: more hind

    From Wiktionary

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