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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
References in periodicals archive ?
Attempts to hogtie Internet freedom, from the Stop Online Piracy Act to the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, have failed to become law.
Hizbullah most often uses the hogtie as a method of torture in which the hands are tied behind the back and the feet are tied together, with one end of the rope around the victim's neck.