hamper

词性:vt. n.
音标: /'hæmpɚ/
释义:束缚,妨碍;(有盖子的)篮子(口语中 hamper 篮子的意思偏多,大多数指的是放脏衣服或者食物的篮子等)

注意之前学习的单词 stymie

Her fear was something useless that only hampered her.

Kepler’s work during his years in Prague was hampered by many factors.

The verb hamper is for those times when normal progress is slow but not shut down completely.

If your hamper is full, the need to do laundry could hamper your plans of going out and having fun.


There’s some underwear in the hamper!