Definitions For Fettered


  • Bound by chains fastened around the ankles


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

Is Fettered 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 Fettered is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Fettered 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

Synonyms for Fettered

Antonyms for Fettered

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