HyperDic: piggyback

English > 8 senses of the word piggyback:
ADVERBallpiggyback, pickaback, pig-a-backon a railroad flatcar
allpiggyback, pickaback, pig-a-backon the back or shoulder or astraddle on the hip
VERBmotionpiggybackride on someone's shoulders or back
contactpiggybackhaul truck trailers loaded with commodities on railroad cars
contactpiggybackhaul by railroad car
contactpiggybacksupport on the back and shoulders
changepiggybackbring into alignment with
NOUNactpiggybackthe act of carrying something piggyback
piggyback > pronunciation
Soundspih'giybae.k
Rhymesaback ... zodiac: 126 rhymes with aek...
English > piggyback: 8 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of carrying something piggyback.
BroadercarryThe act of carrying something
Catalana collibè
English > piggyback: 8 senses > adverb 1
MeaningOn a railroad flatcar.
Example"the trailer rode piggyback across the country"
Synonymspickaback, pig-a-back
Spanishen un vagón-plataforma, en vagones-plataforma
English > piggyback: 8 senses > adverb 2
MeaningOn the back or shoulder or astraddle on the hip.
Example"she carried her child piggyback"
Synonymspickaback, pig-a-back
English > piggyback: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningride on someone's shoulders or back.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
BroaderrideBe carried or travel on or in a vehicle
Spanishir a cuestas
English > piggyback: 8 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaninghaul truck trailers loaded with commodities on railroad cars.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderhaultransport in a vehicle
Spanishtransportar en vagones
English > piggyback: 8 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaninghaul by railroad car.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderhaultransport in a vehicle
English > piggyback: 8 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningsupport on the back and shoulders.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"He piggybacked her child so she could see the show"
Broaderhold, carry, bearsupport or hold in a certain manner
English > piggyback: 8 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningBring into alignment with.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"an amendment to piggyback the current law"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change

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