Complete Definition of "humpback"

English

Etymology
Probably cognate with:
kyphosis (from Greek κÏÏÎ¿Ï (kyphos) "humpbacked")
cube (from Greek κÏÎ²Î¿Ï (kybos) "cube, vertebra")
cubit (from Latin cubitum "cubit, elbow")
incubate (from Latin incubare "to lie down")
incubus
incumbent
cymbal (from Latin cymbalum from Greek kymbalon from kymbe "bowl")

Noun
humpback

  1. A humped back
  2. A person with a humpback: hunchback
  3. A person who suffers from kyphosis
  4. A humpback whale

Synonyms
hunchback

Related terms
hump

Translations
trans-top|humped back
Korean: ê³±ì¬ (gobsa, gop-), ê³±ì¬ë± (gobsadeung, gop-)
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|humpbacked person
Korean: ê³±ì¬ (gobsa, gop-), ê³±ì¬ë±ì´ (gobsadeungI, gop-), ê¼½ì¶ (kkobchu, kkop-)
trans-mid
trans-bottom

See also
kyphosis

Category:English nouns

ru:humpback
vi:humpback
zh:humpback

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