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humpbacked

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adjective hump·backed \-ˈbakt\

Definition of humpbacked

  1. 1 :  having a humped back

  2. 2 :  convexly curved <a humpbacked bridge>



1681

First Known Use of humpbacked

1681


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humpbacked

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adjective hump·backed \-ˈbakt\

Medical Definition of humpbacked

  1. :  having a humped back




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