Origin of recumbent
Related formsre·cum·ben·cy, re·cum·bence, nounre·cum·bent·ly, adverbun·re·cum·bent, adjectiveun·re·cum·bent·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for recumbent
It is generally associated with a recumbent position, repeated yawning, and excessive languor.An Ocean Tramp|William McFee
With a lingering glance of fear and pity at the recumbent figure, Paul sped towards the red lamp as fast as he could lift a leg.Despair's Last Journey|David Christie Murray
This too much for Mr. G. Sat bolt upright from recumbent position in which he had listened to debate.
Little puffs of red dust, lifted by the plunging hoofs of passing teams, dispersed in a grimy shower upon the recumbent man.The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales|Bret Harte
"It won't do," said Mr. Fowler, lightly touching the recumbent Saul with his foot.The Tree of Knowledge|Mrs. Baillie Reynolds