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Hamper
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Hamper as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

8 September 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 19 answers for the crossword clue 'Hamper', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Hamper a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Hamper as an answer itself some 93 times.

Hamper is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Tuesday, 31 August 2021 with the answer being BASKET, but the most popular answer for this clue is CRATE.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • 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"
  • A restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

BIN
A container; usually has a lid

4 Letters

BOND
A connection that fastens things together

5 Letters

CRAMP
A clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued

CRATE
The quantity contained in a crate

CRIMP
An angular or rounded shape made by folding; "a fold in the napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow"

DETER
Turn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"

6 Letters

BASKET
A score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop

HALTER
Either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight

HINDER
Put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"

HOGTIE

IMPEDE
Block passage through; "obstruct the path"

STYMIE
A thwarting and distressing situation

7 Letters

SHACKLE
A U-shaped bar; the open end can be passed through chain links and closed with a bar

TRAMMEL
A restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble

8 Letters

ENCUMBER
Hold back

HANDICAP
Something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

OBSTRUCT
Hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"

RESTRICT
Make more specific; "qualify these remarks"

STRANGLE
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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