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bareback

[bair-bak] /ˈbɛərˌbæk/
adverb, adjective
1.
with the back of a horse, burro, etc., bare; without a saddle:
to ride bareback; a bareback rider.
Also, barebacked.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; bare1 + back1
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Examples for bareback
  • While in the circus, he finds a chance at renewal when he falls for a lovely bareback rider.
  • We thought of tightrope walkers, bareback riders, hot circus tents on blue summer days.
  • Experienced riders, upon approval, may choose to ride bareback and gallop along the beach.
  • During the race riders ride bareback on top of horses around the central square.
  • Performances include precision riding, bareback stunts and a mock chariot race.
British Dictionary definitions for bareback

bareback

/ˈbɛəˌbæk/
adjective, adverb
1.
(of horse-riding) without a saddle
2.
(slang) (of sex) without a condom
verb (slang)
3.
(intransitive) to practise unprotected sex
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Word Origin and History for bareback
adj.

1560s, of riding, from bare (adj.) + back (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for bareback

bareback

adjective

: a bareback lay

adverb

Without using a condom (1950s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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