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bareback

or barebacked

[bair-bak] /ˈbɛərˌbæk/
adverb, adjective
1.
with the back of a horse, burro, etc., bare; without a saddle:
to ride bareback; a bareback rider.
Origin of bareback
1555-1565
First recorded in 1555-65; bare1 + back1
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  • I caught our pony, jumped on bareback, and dashed for their home.

  • We had horses, she mused; we rode like demons, bareback, until trouble came.

    Iole Robert W. Chambers
  • You were the bareback, as I recall it—or was it Fatty Newell?

    Penguin Persons & Peppermints Walter Prichard Eaton
  • He wriggled there like a bareback rider on a bucking porcupine.

    Bizarre Lawton Mackall
  • bareback he rode the mare with her halter for a bridle, as he had found her.

    Corleone F. Marion Crawford
  • Moore and I rode all night bareback, most of the time on a hard trot.

  • I went next morning and we jumped on a mule apiece, I bareback.

    Reminiscences of a Private

    Frank M. Mixson
  • He was even less sympathetic with bareback the chief and his braves.

    Romany of the Snows Gilbert Parker
  • Pierre made a sign to bareback, and the Indian touched the giant on the arm.

    Romany of the Snows Gilbert Parker
British Dictionary definitions for bareback

bareback

/ˈbɛəˌbæk/
adjective, adverb
1.
(of horse-riding) without a saddle
2.
(slang) (of sex) without a condom
verb (slang)
3.
(intransitive) to practise unprotected sex
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Word Origin and History for bareback
adj.

1560s, of riding, from bare (adj.) + back (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for bareback

bareback

adjective

: a bareback lay

adverb

Without using a condom (1950s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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