crookbacked
adjective see crookback

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • crookbacked — adjective characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column • Syn: ↑crookback, ↑humped, ↑humpbacked, ↑hunchbacked, ↑gibbous, ↑kyphotic • Similar to: ↑unfit …   Useful english dictionary

  • crookbacked — See crookback. * * * …   Universalium

  • crookbacked — adj. hunchbacked, having an abnormally protruding back due to a spinal deformity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crookback — crookbacked, adj. /krook bak /, n. a hunchback. [1400 50; late ME. See CROOK1, BACK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • crookback — noun Date: 1508 1. obsolete a crooked back 2. obsolete hunchback • crookbacked adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gibbous — Synonyms and related words: arched, arciform, arclike, arcual, bandy, bowed, bowlike, bunchbacked, camelback, concave, convex, convexed, crookbacked, embowed, excurvate, excurvated, excurved, gibbose, humpbacked, humped, humpy, hunchbacked,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • humpbacked — Synonyms and related words: arched, arciform, arclike, arcual, bandy, bowed, bowlike, bunchbacked, camelback, concave, convex, crookbacked, embowed, gibbose, gibbous, humped, humpy, hunchbacked, hunched, hunchy, kyphotic, oxbow, vaulted …   Moby Thesaurus

  • humped — Synonyms and related words: arched, arciform, arclike, arcual, bandy, bowed, bowlike, bunchbacked, camelback, concave, convex, convexed, crookbacked, embowed, excurvate, excurvated, excurved, gibbose, gibbous, humpbacked, humpy, hunchbacked,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hunchbacked — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. humpbacked, gibbous, kyphotic. See curvature. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. humpbacked, crookbacked, buffalo humped, deformed, gibbous. WORD FIND • elderly, in: dowager s hump …   English dictionary for students

  • hunchback — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. humpback, cripple, crookbacked, humpbacked person, Quasimodo …   English dictionary for students

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