Definition of "hogtying" [hogtying]

  • Present participle of hogtie. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hogtying" in a sentence
  • "Or he could spread the wealth around to his friends and neighbors, who could return the favor by hogtying the American officials who shipped Arar off to be tortured, packing them in shipping containers, and sending them to Syria to enjoy a little taste of the judicial system there …"
  • "Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, an attorney for anti-World Bank demonstrators arrested at Pershing Park in 2002, said the District took eight years to settle a case in which, she alleges, police had brazenly violated protesters 'rights by hogtying and detaining them for hours, in some cases without allowing them to use the bathroom."
  • "Sarah and I could talk about stuff that professional Moms our age talk about: The rush of being in charge; the need to wear seriously rimmed glasses, even if your eyes don't require it; and techniques for gagging and hogtying that persistent little voice in the back of our heads that suggests our ambition comes at the obvious expense of our kids."