Definitions For Fetter


  • A shackle for the ankles or feet
  • To prevent (someone or something) from moving or acting freely
  • To put chains around someone's feet to prevent motion


  • Restrain with fetters

Is Fetter a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Fetter is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Fetter in a Sentence

  • A time-honored tradition is fine as long as it doesn't become a fetter that prevents us from trying something new
  • Claims that government regulations are unnecessary fetters that keep him from achieving his business goals
  • He found himself fettered by responsibilities.
  • Museum artifacts that serve as somber reminders of the days when slaves were fettered with irons

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Antonyms for Fetter

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