Definition of Humped

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




Definition of Humped

1. a. Having a hump, as the back.

Definition of Humped

1. Verb. (past participle of hump) ¹

2. Adjective. Having a hump or humps. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Humped

1. hump [v] - See also: hump

Lexicographical Neighbors of Humped

humous
hump day
hump dumpling
hump dumplings
humpback
humpback salmon
humpback salmons
humpback whale
humpback whales
humpbacked
humpbacks
humpday
humpdays
humped (current term)
humpen
humpens
humper
humpers
humph
humphed
humphing
humphs
humpier
humpies
humpiest
humpily
humpiness
humpinesses

Literary usage of Humped

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

1. The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar by Georg Hartwig (1872)
"... Foot and its Stomach—Its Desert Home—The Camel and the Arab—The Two-humped and One-humped Camels—The Camel an immemorial Serf—Its Aspect and Temper. ..."

2. Commercial Handbook of China by Julean Arnold (1920)
"humped SPECIES NATIVE TO CHINA. The native cattle of China are of the humped species common in the Orient. The main difference between these cattle and the ..."

3. Moths and Butterflies by Mary Cynthia Dickerson (1901)
"As Professor Comstock says, the name is more appropriate when applied to the larvae of these moths, because the majority of them are curiously humped or ..."

4. Life in the Moslem East by Pierre Ponafidine (1911)
"... Camel in the Bedouin's Life—Pacing Camels —One-humped and Two-humped Camels—Examples of Endurance —Shortcomings of Camels—Examples of Camels' Vengeance. ..."

5. Africa by Augustus Henry Keane (1907)
"The horse, camel, and pig make their AFRICAN humped OX (Bos Africanus). appearance in comparatively recent times, the two former through the Arabs, ..."

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