Definitions For Hamper


  • A basket usually with a cover
  • A restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
  • A basket for food
  • A basket for holding dirty clothes until they can be washed


  • Prevent the progress or free movement of
  • Put at a disadvantage
  • To slow the movement, progress, or action of (someone or something)

Is Hamper 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 Hamper is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Hamper in a Sentence

  • The project was hampered by budget restraints.
  • Construction is hampering traffic on the highway.

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Antonyms for Hamper

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