- vt. 妨碍,束缚,限制 cause difficulty in movement or activity
- [C](有盖的)大篮子 a large basket with a lid, often used for carrying food
a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
a basket usually with a cover
prevent the progress or free movement of;
"He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"
"the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
put at a disadvantage;
"The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"
- Our progress was hampered by the bad weather.
- Outdated conventions and bad customs hamper the growth of production.
- The heavy rain hampers the flow of traffic.
- There are some apples in a picnic hamper.
- Her husband threw his dirty clothes in the hamper.
- Prejudice sometimes hampers a person from doing the right thing.
- The search was hampered by appalling weather conditions.
- There are many apples in a picnic hamper.
It was like stocking a hamper for a two-day picnic.出自： P. Theroux
I can still see and smell in my memory the big hampers which Father sent.出自： G. Clare
He caused them to be hampered by ropes, and tied together.出自： Defoe
At five we engaged with Ice..and were hampered in it until eleven.出自： F. Smith
- hamper, basket
- ☆ 直接源自中古英语的hanepier，意为抑制，制止。