adjective Veterinary Pathology.

having the back sagged to an unusual degree; having a sway-back.

Nearby words

  1. swatter,
  2. sway,
  3. sway bar,
  4. sway-back,
  5. swayback,
  6. swayed,
  7. swaz.,
  8. swazi,
  9. swazi territory,
  10. swaziland

Also swayback.

Origin of swaybacked

First recorded in 1670–80; sway + backed

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Examples from the Web for swaybacked

  • The parlour had once been two rooms, and the floor was swaybacked where the partition had been cut away.

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