HyperDic: humpback

English > 3 senses of the word humpback:
NOUNstatehumpback, kyphosis, hunchbackan abnormal backward curve to the vertebral column
person humpback, hunchback, crookbacka person whose back is hunched because of abnormal curvature of the upper spine
animalhumpback, humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliaelarge whalebone whale with long flippers noted for arching or humping its back as it dives
humpback > pronunciation
Soundshhah'mpbae.k
Rhymesaback ... zodiac: 126 rhymes with aek...
English > humpback: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn abnormal backward curve to the vertebral column.
Synonymskyphosis, hunchback
Broaderspinal curvatureAn abnormal curvature of the vertebral column
Spanishcifosis, jorobado
Catalancifosi
English > humpback: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person whose back is hunched because of abnormal curvature of the upper spine.
Synonymshunchback, crookback
Broadercripplesomeone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back
Spanishcheposo, contrahecho, corcovado, curco, giboso, jorobado, maletudo
Catalangeperut
English > humpback: 3 senses > noun 3, animal
Meaninglarge whalebone whale with long flippers noted for arching or humping its back as it dives.
Synonymshumpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Member ofMegaptera, genus Megapterahumpback whales
Broaderbaleen whale, whalebone whalewhale with plates of whalebone along the upper jaw for filtering plankton from the water
Spanishballena jorobada, gabarte, megáptera, xibarte, yubarta
Catalaniubarta, Megaptera novaeangliae

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