bareback

or bare·backed

[bair-bak]
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adverb, adjective

with the back of a horse, burro, etc., bare; without a saddle: to ride bareback; a bareback rider.

Nearby words

  1. bare-knuckle,
  2. bare-naked,
  3. bare-root,
  4. barea,
  5. bareass,
  6. barebelly,
  7. bareboat,
  8. bareboned,
  9. barefaced,
  10. barefaced lie

Origin of bareback

First recorded in 1555–65; bare1 + back1

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British Dictionary definitions for bare-backed

bareback

barebacked

adjective, adverb

(of horse-riding) without a saddle
slang (of sex) without a condom

verb slang

(intr) to practise unprotected sex
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Word Origin and History for bare-backed

bareback

adj.

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

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