Definition of Swaybacked

1. Adjective. Having abnormal sagging of the spine (especially in horses).

Exact synonyms: Dipped, Lordotic, Swayback
Similar to: Unfit
Derivative terms: Lordosis



Definition of Swaybacked

1. a. Having the back hollow or sagged, whether naturally or as the result of injury or weakness; -- said of horses and other animals.

Definition of Swaybacked

1. Adjective. Having a sagged back. ¹

2. Adjective. Having sagged or hollow surface. ¹

3. Adjective. (figuratively) Old. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Swaybacked

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swaybacked

swatted
swatter
swattered
swatters
swatting
swattings
swattle
sway
sway-backed
sway-bracing
sway-bracings
sway bar
sway bars
swayable
swayback
swaybacked (current term)
swaybacks
swaybar
swaybars
swayed
swayer
swayers
swayful
swaying
swayingly
swayings
swayl
swayled
swayling
swaylings

Literary usage of Swaybacked

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1. A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain (1880)
"... and brilliant Reuss just below where it goes plunging and hurrahing out of the lake. These rambling, swaybacked tunnels are very attractive things, ..."

2. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"... swaybacked ranch house, he opened his eyes. "You're a pal, Jules." I waved him off. "No, really. I tried to think of who I could call, and you were the ..."

3. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"As we approached the tacky little swaybacked ranch house, he opened his eyes. "You're a pal, Jules." I waved him off. "No, really. ..."

4. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"As we approached the tacky little swaybacked ranch house, he opened his eyes. "You're a pal, Jules." I waved him off. "No, really. ..."

5. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"As we approached the tacky little swaybacked ranch house, he opened his eyes. "You're a pal, Jules." I waved him off. "No, really. ..."

6. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"As we approached the tacky little swaybacked ranch house, he opened his eyes. "You're a pal, Jules." I waved him off. ..."

7. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"As we approached the tacky little swaybacked ranch house, he opened his eyes. "You're a pal, Jules." I waved him off. "No, really. ..."

8. The Marshall Plan Summer: An Eyewitness Report on Europe and the Russians in by Thomas Andrew Bailey (1977)
"My room boasted one swaybacked bed, as well as an all-purpose bathtub and a chain-pull toilet—somewhere down the hall. Although the destruction of this ..."

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