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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [hak-uh-mawr, -mohr]
    • /ˈhæk əˌmɔr, -ˌmoʊr/
    • /hˈakəmˌɔː/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [hak-uh-mawr, -mohr]
    • /ˈhæk əˌmɔr, -ˌmoʊr/

Definitions of hackamore word

  • noun hackamore a simple looped bridle, by means of which controlling pressure is exerted on the nose of a horse, used chiefly in breaking colts. 1
  • noun hackamore Western U.S. any of several forms of halter used especially for breaking horses. 1
  • noun hackamore A bridle without a bit, operating by exerting pressure on the horse’s nose. 1
  • noun hackamore a rope or rawhide halter used for unbroken foals 0
  • noun hackamore a rope or rawhide halter with a headstall, used in breaking horses 0

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Origin of hackamore

First appearance:

before 1840
One of the 33% newest English words
1840-50, Americanism; alteration (by folk etymology) of Spanish jáquima headstall < Arabic shaqīmah

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Parts of speech for Hackamore


hackamore popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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Synonyms for hackamore

noun hackamore

  • control — Control of an organization, place, or system is the power to make all the important decisions about the way that it is run.
  • deterrent — A deterrent is something that prevents people from doing something by making them afraid of what will happen to them if they do it.
  • leash — a chain, strap, etc., for controlling or leading a dog or other animal; lead.
  • curb — If you curb something, you control it and keep it within limits.
  • restraint — a restraining action or influence: freedom from restraint.

Antonyms for hackamore

noun hackamore

  • liberation — the act of liberating or the state of being liberated.
  • encouragement — The action of giving someone support, confidence, or hope.

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