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

hump′backed′ adj.
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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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أحْدَب، حَدْباء
sem er meî herîakistil
sırtı kambur olan


[ˈhʌmpbækt] ADJ [person] → jorobado
humpbacked bridgepuente m encorvado
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adj personbuck(e)lig; bridgegewölbt
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[ˈhʌmpˌbækt] adj (offensive) (person) → gobbo/a; (animal) → con la gobba, gibboso/a
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(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.
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adj jorobado
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