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humpbacked

[huhmp-bakt]
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adjective
  1. having a hump on the back.
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Origin of humpbacked

1675–85; blend of huckbacked (huck haunch + backed) and crumpbacked (Old English crump crooked + backed)
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Examples from the Web for humpbacked

Historical Examples

  • Some of them were humpbacked, like Evan, the one who had carried the message to the tower.

    Rebels of the Red Planet

    Charles Louis Fontenay

  • Massachusetts; and he is humpbacked, but as bright as can be.

  • To cure a humpbacked man of his hump we should have to take his life.

  • Mr. Tutt indorsed it in his strange, humpbacked chirography.

    Tutt and Mr. Tutt

    Arthur Train

  • "But he is not humpbacked, Aunt Olympia," said the literal Dora.