What is another word for shackles?

Need synonyms for shackles? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Noun
Restraints, usually of metal and often joined by a chain, placed around a prisoner's wrists or ankles to restrict their movement
Noun
Restraints, usually of metal and often joined by a chain, placed around a prisoner's wrists or ankles to restrict their movement
“He unbolted the shackles on Billy's hands.”
Noun
Something that encumbers progress or movement
more ❯
Noun
The state of being enslaved or the practice of slavery
Noun
Clavis or conspectus
Noun
A linked pair of locking metal rings used for securing prisoners
Noun
Plural for burden
Verb
To restrict or hamper
more ❯
“The trade unions are shackled by the law.”
Verb
Chain with shackles
“He awoke bound and shackled in a prison cell with three brute men with whips standing around him.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

Related Words and Phrases

Watch and Learn
Sponsored Content

See Also

Nearby Words
8-letter Words Starting With
Sponsored Content
Advertisement
Find Synonyms
go
Advertisement
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2020