Origin of hunchback
Examples from the Web for hunchback
Contemporary Examples of hunchback
He was described by Shakespeare as having a hunchback and indeed the skeleton shows evidence of curvature of the spine.CONFIRMED: Skeleton Found Under City Car Park IS That Of Villainous Richard III
February 4, 2013
Historical Examples of hunchback
As for the hunchback, he was broken on the wheel, being condemned on his own confession.'Storyology
When he took the bolt from the hole, it was deformed, its head being askew like a hunchback's.L'Assommoir
Logre, the hunchback, you know, put one of the pieces over his shoulder.The Fat and the Thin
Hunchback figures with the tanks mounted on their shoulders.
I had seen him kneeling on the ground with his head pinned down by the hunchback.Romance
Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
- a person having an abnormal convex curvature of the thoracic spine
- such a curvature
Word Origin for hunchback
"person with a hunched back," 1712, back-formation from hunchbacked (1590s; see hunch).