AskDefine | Define fettered

Dictionary Definition

fettered adj : bound by chains fastened around the ankles [syn: in bonds(p), in fetters(p), shackled]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • /ˈfɛtəd/ (RP)
  • /ˈfɛtɚd/ (US)

Verb

fettered
  1. past of fetter

Adjective

  1. Bound by chains or shackles
  2. In the context of "by extension": Restricted

Antonyms

Translations

bound by chains or shackles
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