bare·​back | \ ˈber-ˌbak How to pronounce bareback (audio) \
variants: or barebacked \ ˈber-​ˈbakt How to pronounce barebacked (audio) \

Definition of bareback

: on the bare back of a horse : without a saddle likes riding bareback bareback riding

First Known Use of bareback

1562, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bareback was in 1562

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“Bareback.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bareback. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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bareback

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English Language Learners Definition of bareback

: without a saddle : on the bare back of a horse
bare·​back | \ ˈber-ˌbak How to pronounce bareback (audio) \

Kids Definition of bareback

: on the bare back of a horse : without a saddle

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