9 Letters
7 Consonants
2 Vowels
2 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use hamstring as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Hamstring
A 2 syllables noun and 9 letters with the letters a, g, h, i, m, n, r, s, and t, 7 consonants, 2 vowels and 2 syllables with the middle letter t. Hamstring starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters h, ha, ham, hams, hamst, and the ending characters are g, ng, ing, ring, tring, ..
One of the tendons at the back of the knee
Compound Words
A compound word, hamstring has more than one word within it. There's 2 words which are ham, and string.
Pig Latin
Hamstring in Pig Latin is said as "amstringhay or amstringhway".
h | a | m | s | t | r | i | n | g
ha | am | ms | st | tr | ri | in | ng
ham | ams | mst | str | tri | rin | ing
hams | amst | mstr | stri | trin | ring
Word Gram
Noun Examples
one of the tendons at the back of the knee
Verb Examples
cripple by cutting the hamstring
make ineffective or powerless;
"The teachers were hamstrung by the overly rigid schedules"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Hamstring"

There are 134 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to hamstring.

Abashcause to be embarrassed
cause to feel self-conscious
Acceleratora valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
Baseball Bat
Bear Down
Bear Down On
Block(American football) the act of obstructing someone''s path with your body
"he threw a rolling block into the line backer"
Bonda connection that fastens things together
Buggersomeone who engages in anal copulation (especially a male who engages in anal copulation with another male)
Burdenweight to be borne or conveyed

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Hamstring derives from 1 words.

Word Definition
Hamstringone of the tendons at the back of the knee


Hamstring has 2 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Sinewmuscular strength
Tendona cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment


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