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[huhnch-bakt] /ˈhʌntʃˌbækt/
Origin of hunchbacked
1590-1600; blend of huckbacked see (humpbacked) and bunchbacked Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The hunchbacked man in the doorway stood up straight on his two feet and took his hands out of his pockets.

    The Old Tobacco Shop William Bowen
  • I got the tale from a hunchbacked half-breed and he got it from his grandmother.

    The Fifth Ace Douglas Grant
  • One was called Bulag, because he was blind; and the other, Cuba, because he was hunchbacked.

    Filipino Popular Tales Dean S. Fansler
  • I saw it was fruitless to reason with his hunchbacked view of the subject.

    Ghetto Tragedies Israel Zangwill
  • You are as wise as sop, Dame Nicole, although you are not hunchbacked!

  • But you did heal the hunchbacked woman on the Sabbath, didn't you?

    Men Called Him Master Elwyn Allen Smith
  • Somehow that plea from the hunchbacked Doane had, with its flaming sincerity, left its unforgettable mark upon him.

    The Roof Tree Charles Neville Buck
  • So it was he who was misshapen and hunchbacked, foul to look at and grotesque.

  • This was not the time to turn aside in a chase for even so desperate a criminal as the hunchbacked greaser.

    Frontier Boys on the Coast Capt. Wyn Roosevelt

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