crookback

[ krook-bak ]
/ ˈkrʊkˌbæk /

noun

a hunchback.

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Origin of crookback

1400–50; late Middle English. See crook1, back1

OTHER WORDS FROM crookback

crookbacked, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for crookback

crookback
/ (ˈkrʊkˌbæk) /

noun

a rare word for hunchback

Derived forms of crookback

crookbacked, adjective
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