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1. See hunchback.
2. A humped upper back.
3. A humpback whale.

hump′backed′ adj.



having a hump on the back.
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Adj.1.humpbacked - characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column
unfit - not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service"
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[ˈhʌmpbækt] ADJ [person] → jorobado
humpbacked bridgepuente m encorvado


adj personbuck(e)lig; bridgegewölbt


[ˈhʌmpˌbækt] adj (offensive) (person) → gobbo/a; (animal) → con la gobba, gibboso/a


(hamp) noun
1. a large lump on the back of an animal, person etc. a camel's hump.
2. part of a road etc which rises and falls in the shape of a hump.
ˈhumpback noun
a back with a hump.
rising and falling in the shape of a hump. a humpback bridge.
ˈhumpbacked adjective
having a hump on the back.


adj jorobado
References in classic literature ?
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She distils nothing of the kind, vile rabble," said Don Quixote, burning with rage, "nothing of the kind, I say, only ambergris and civet in cotton; nor is she one-eyed or humpbacked, but straighter than a Guadarrama spindle: but ye must pay for the blasphemy ye have uttered against beauty like that of my lady.
While at Lahainaluna--the residence of this monstrous Jezebel--a humpbacked wretch was pointed out to me, who, some twenty-five years previously, had had the vertebrae of his backbone very seriously discomposed by his gentle mistress.
There was a humpbacked tailor in the neighborhood of Mr.
With maps in hand we started hiking, keeping a wary eye on a coal-black, humpbacked bull that watched us with as much bovine emotion as one would expect.
On Tuesday afternoon, soon after we pitched our tents at the head of a humpbacked ridge called Disappointment Cleaver, the sky darkened and began spitting pellets of snow.
Through the development of humpbacked and orca whale skeleton exhibits, long distance programming, web activities and teacher portal offerings, Kelly and Melissa provided a wealth of meaningful opportunities to appreciate these marine mammals and their significance to Glacier Bay.
This first episode also contains elephants, some cute lion cubs, an even cuter mouse-like creature, the Long-Eared Jerboa, a baby humpbacked whale and some more meerkats.
There was enough light left to maybe spot something metallic shining in the grass, but there was nothing unusual except the dark, humpbacked shape of the camel who greeted him at the fence.
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