Definition of Round-backed

1. Adjective. Having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect. "A little oldish misshapen stooping woman"

Exact synonyms: Crooked, Hunched, Round-shouldered, Stooped, Stooping
Similar to: Unerect



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Round-backed

rouly-pouly
roum
rouming
roumings
roums
roun
roun'
rounce
rounces
rounceval
rouncevals
rouncies
rouncy
round-arm
round-backed (current term)
round-bottom
round-bottom flask
round-bottomed
round-bottomed flask
round-bottomed flasks
round-eyed
round-faced
round-headed leek
round-heeled
round-leaved
round-leaved rein orchid
round-off
round-robin
round-shouldered

Literary usage of Round-backed

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1. Bulletin by Geological Survey of Western Australia (1905)
""Behind these round-backed series of hills, to the westward, the topographical features vary again, and the conglomerate ranges assume an appearance' of ..."

2. English Music 1604 to 1904: Being the Lectures Given at the Music Loan by Worshipful Company of Musicians (1906)
"Yet though the round-backed violin, largely because it was round-backed, was to cheat the flat-backed branch of the family of its inheritance, ..."

3. Bulletin by Geological Survey of Western Australia (1905)
""Behind these round-backed series of hills, to the westward, the topographical features vary again, and the conglomerate ranges assume an appearance of ..."

4. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (1905)
"Here we have the round-backed comb (fig. 52) with the back forming a ... The round-backed comb of this form and of largish size occurs in Denmark and Norway ..."

5. Handbook for Travellers in Southern Germany: Being a Guide to W├╝rtemberg by John Murray (Firm) (1867)
"... hy the confinement and sinuosities of the river ; opposite to it, and equally to be avoided, is a round-backed fragment called Bou- vali (Buffalo). ..."

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