Definitions For Hamstring


  • One of the tendons at the back of the knee
  • A tendon at the back of a person's knee
  • A muscle at the back of a person's upper leg


  • Cripple by cutting the hamstring
  • Make ineffective or powerless
  • To damage or ruin the force or effectiveness of (something or someone)

Is Hamstring 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 Hamstring is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Hamstring in a Sentence

  • The mayor tried to hamstring our efforts by cutting the budget.
  • The company claims it is being hamstrung by government regulations.

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