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hog·tie

or hog-tie (hôg′tī′, hŏg′-)
tr.v. hog·tied, hog·tie·ing or hog·ty·ing, hog·ties or hog-tied or hog-tie·ing or hog-ty·ing or hog-ties
1. To tie together the feet or legs of.
2. Informal To impede or disrupt in movement or action. See Synonyms at hobble.

hogtie

(ˈhɒɡˌtaɪ)
vb (tr) , -ties, -tying or -tied
1. to tie together the legs or the arms and legs of
2. to impede, hamper, or thwart

hog•tie

(ˈhɔgˌtaɪ, ˈhɒg-)

v.t. -tied, -ty•ing.
1. to tie (an animal) with all four feet together.
2. to hamper; thwart: Delays hogtied the investigation.
[1890–95, Amer.]

hogtie


Past participle: hogtied
Gerund: hogtying

Imperative
hogtie
hogtie
Present
I hogtie
you hogtie
he/she/it hogties
we hogtie
you hogtie
they hogtie
Preterite
I hogtied
you hogtied
he/she/it hogtied
we hogtied
you hogtied
they hogtied
Present Continuous
I am hogtying
you are hogtying
he/she/it is hogtying
we are hogtying
you are hogtying
they are hogtying
Present Perfect
I have hogtied
you have hogtied
he/she/it has hogtied
we have hogtied
you have hogtied
they have hogtied
Past Continuous
I was hogtying
you were hogtying
he/she/it was hogtying
we were hogtying
you were hogtying
they were hogtying
Past Perfect
I had hogtied
you had hogtied
he/she/it had hogtied
we had hogtied
you had hogtied
they had hogtied
Future
I will hogtie
you will hogtie
he/she/it will hogtie
we will hogtie
you will hogtie
they will hogtie
Future Perfect
I will have hogtied
you will have hogtied
he/she/it will have hogtied
we will have hogtied
you will have hogtied
they will have hogtied
Future Continuous
I will be hogtying
you will be hogtying
he/she/it will be hogtying
we will be hogtying
you will be hogtying
they will be hogtying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hogtying
you have been hogtying
he/she/it has been hogtying
we have been hogtying
you have been hogtying
they have been hogtying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hogtying
you will have been hogtying
he/she/it will have been hogtying
we will have been hogtying
you will have been hogtying
they will have been hogtying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hogtying
you had been hogtying
he/she/it had been hogtying
we had been hogtying
you had been hogtying
they had been hogtying
Conditional
I would hogtie
you would hogtie
he/she/it would hogtie
we would hogtie
you would hogtie
they would hogtie
Past Conditional
I would have hogtied
you would have hogtied
he/she/it would have hogtied
we would have hogtied
you would have hogtied
they would have hogtied
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