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hunchback


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hunchback  \Hunch"back`\,  n.  [Cf.  {Humpback}.] 
  A  back  with  a  hunch  or  hump;  also  a  hunchbacked  person. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hunchback 
  adj  :  characteristic  of  or  suffering  from  kyphosis  [syn:  {crookback}, 
  {crookbacked},  {humped},  {humpbacked},  {hunchbacked}] 
  n  1:  an  abnormal  backward  curve  to  the  vertebral  column  [syn:  {kyphosis}, 
  {humpback}] 
  2:  a  person  whose  back  is  hunched  because  of  abnormal  curvature 
  of  the  upper  spine  [syn:  {humpback},  {crookback}] 




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