Definition of Hunchbacked

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

Exact synonyms: Crookback, Crookbacked, Gibbous, Humpbacked, Humped, Kyphotic
Similar to: Unfit
Derivative terms: Crookback, Gibbosity, Gibbousness, Kyphosis

Definition of Hunchbacked

1. a. Having a humped back.

Definition of Hunchbacked

1. Adjective. Having an abnormally curved or hunched back ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hunchbacked

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hunchbacked

humulene cyclase
humulin
humulus
humungous
humus
humuses
humusy
humvee
humvees
hun
hunch
hunch cuddy hunch
hunch forward
hunch over
hunchback
hunchbacked (current term)
hunchbacks
hunched
hunches
hunching
hunchs
hunchunite
hundial
hundials
hundred
hundred-and-eightieth
hundred-and-fifteenth
hundred-and-fifth
hundred-and-fiftieth
hundred-and-fifty-fifth

Literary usage of Hunchbacked

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1. Filipino Popular Tales by Dean Spruill Fansler (1921)
"It runs thus: — There were seven hunchbacked brothers that looked just alike. One of them married, and maintained the other six in his house. ..."

2. The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections by Phineas Garrett (1892)
"THE hunchbacked SINGER. ... hunchbacked, look you, and a fright Caliban himself, ... hunchbacked ..."

3. Roman Legends: A Collection of the Fables and Folk-lore of Rome by Rachel Harriette Busk (1877)
"Good people,' said our hunchback—now hunchbacked no more—' I thank you much for ridding me of my hump and making me a well-grown lad. ..."

4. German-English medical dictionary by Joseph R. Waller (1898)
"Brüten, v., to brood. Buckel, m., humpback; hunch, hump, boss, knob, scoliosis. Bucklig, a., hunchbacked ..."

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