Synonyms of halter


1. halter, hackamore, headgear

usage: rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading

2. hangman's rope, hangman's halter, halter, hemp, hempen necktie, rope

usage: a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging

3. halter, top

usage: a woman's top that fastens behind the back and neck leaving the back and arms uncovered

4. halter, haltere, balancer, wing

usage: either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight


1. halter, hang, string up

usage: hang with a halter

2. hamper, halter, cramp, strangle, restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle

usage: 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"

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