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hunch·back

 (hŭnch′băk′)
n.
1. An individual whose back is hunched due to abnormal convex curvature of the upper spine. Also called humpback.
2. An abnormally curved or hunched back.
3. Kyphosis.

hunch′backed′ adj.

hunchback

(ˈhʌntʃˌbæk)
n
1. (Pathology) a person having an abnormal convex curvature of the thoracic spine
2. (Pathology) such a curvature
Also called: humpback
[C18: from earlier hunchbacked, huckbacked humpbacked, influenced by bunchbacked, from bunch (in obsolete sense of hump) + backed]
ˈhunchˌbacked adj

hunch•back

(ˈhʌntʃˌbæk)

n.
1. a person whose back is humped in a convex position because of spinal curvature.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hunchback - an abnormal backward curve to the vertebral columnhunchback - an abnormal backward curve to the vertebral column
spinal curvature - an abnormal curvature of the vertebral column
2.hunchback - a person whose back is hunched because of abnormal curvature of the upper spine
cripple - someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back

hunchback

noun humpback, Quasimodo, crookback (rare), crouch-back (archaic) playing a hunchback in the dark classical epic Jean de Florette
Translations
شَخْص أحْدَب
hrbáč
pukkelryg
koukkuselkäkyttyrä
krypplingur

hunchback

[ˈhʌntʃbæk] Njorobado/a m/f

hunchback

[ˈhʌntʃbæk] nbossu(e) m/f

hunchback

[ˈhʌntʃˌbæk] n (offensive) → gobbo/a

hunch

(hantʃ) noun
an idea or belief based on one's feelings or suspicions rather than on clear evidence. I have a hunch he'll be late.
ˈhunchback noun
a person with a hump on his back.
ˈhunchbacked adjective
having a hump on one's back.
hunched up
with one's back and shoulders bent forward. He sat hunched up near the fire.

hunch·back

n. corcova, joroba, deformación con curvatura de la espina dorsal.

hunchback

n (vulg) jorobado -da mf (fam or vulg); (hump) joroba