Definition of Humpbacked

1. Adjective. Characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column.




Definition of Humpbacked

1. a. Having a humped back.

Definition of Humpbacked

1. Adjective. Having a hump on the back, either naturally or due to a medical condition. ¹

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Definition of Humpbacked

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Humpbacked

humourously
humourousness
humours
humoursome
humous
hump day
hump dumpling
hump dumplings
humpback
humpback salmon
humpback salmons
humpback whale
humpback whales
humpbacked (current term)
humpbacks
humpday
humpdays
humped
humpen
humpens
humper
humpers
humph
humphed
humphing
humphs
humpier
humpies

Literary usage of Humpbacked

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"Spec, joker, jester, wag, wit. humpback, n. hunchback. humpbacked, a. humpback, ... spec, humpbacked. hunger, n. 1. desire (contextual), appetite, ..."

2. Child Observations: 1st Series: Imitation and Allied Activities. Made by the by Elias Harlow Russell, Massachusetts State Normal School, Worcester (1896)
"... but without any change in dress. 1191. CATHARINE. Age, 13 years. When we played " house," I used to bend over so as to appear humpbacked. 1192. ..."

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