What does shackles mean?

Definitions for shackles
shack·les

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word shackles.


Did you actually mean scaleless or sacculus?

Wiktionary

  1. shacklesnoun

    Restraints, (usually metal) often joined by a chain, placed around a prisoner's wrists or ankles to restrict their movement.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. shackles

    Semicircular clumps of iron sliding upon a round bar, in which the legs of prisoners are occasionally confined to the deck. Manacles when applied to the wrists. (See BILBOES.)

Rap Dictionary

  1. shacklesnoun

    Handcuffs.

How to pronounce shackles?

How to say shackles in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shackles in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shackles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of shackles in a Sentence

  1. Terpsichore Lindeman:

    The heaviest shackles and chains one can wear are those they cannot see. A slave with unseen shackles is the most bound.

  2. Fischel Benkhald:

    It feels like shackles have been removed from me and I feel a great sense of liberty now.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Our very weak and ineffective leader, Paul Ryan, had a bad conference call where his members went wild at his disloyalty, it is so nice that the shackles have been taken off me and I can now fight for America the way I want to.

  4. Sherry Jo Matt:

    She lit up a room, her heart was pure, she would do anything for anybody and the only person at the end of the day Siena ever hurt was herself, the demons of mental illness and the shackles of addiction took over who she really was at her core.

  5. The Post:

    Britney, Inside the Dream, she’s had to ask permission to use the phone and for access to any kind of money. Even her body has not been hers to control. Basically she’s been turned into a 12-year-old girl – permanently – asking Daddy if she can have pocket money. These limitations, these shackles, have always been part of the conservatorship.

Images & Illustrations of shackles

  1. shacklesshacklesshacklesshacklesshackles

Popularity rank by frequency of use

shackles#10000#40755#100000

Translations for shackles

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • సంకెళ్ళుTelugu

Get even more translations for shackles »

Translation

Find a translation for the shackles definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these shackles definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "shackles." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 22 Sep. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/shackles>.

    Are we missing a good definition for shackles? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    • A. decline
    • B. gauge
    • C. disguise
    • D. deterioration

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for shackles: