(noun, verb)


1. rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading

Similar word(s): hackamore

Definition categories: man–made, headgear

2. a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging

Similar word(s): hemp

Definition categories: man–made, rope

3. a woman's top that fastens behind the back and neck leaving the back and arms uncovered

Definition categories: man–made, top

4. either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight

Similar word(s): balancer, haltere

Definition categories: animal, wing


1. hang with a halter

Definition categories: social, hang

2. prevent the progress or free movement of

Similar word(s): cramp, hamper, strangle

Definition categories: change, bound, confine, limit, restrict, throttle, trammel

Sentences with halter as a verb:

- What do you mean, you didn't halter the horses when we stopped for the night?