Hunchback



[huhnch-bak] /ˈhʌntʃˌbæk/

noun
1.
a person whose back is humped in a convex position because of abnormal spinal curvature.
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2.
(def 1).
/ˈhʌntʃˌbæk/
noun
1.
a person having an abnormal convex curvature of the thoracic spine
2.
such a curvature
n.

“person with a hunched back,” 1712, back-formation from hunchbacked (1590s; see hunch).

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    [huhnch] /hʌntʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to thrust out or up in a hump; arch: to hunch one’s back. 2. to shove, push, or jostle. verb (used without object) 3. to thrust oneself forward jerkily; lunge forward. 4. to stand, sit, or walk in a bent posture. noun 5. a premonition or suspicion; guess: […]

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