Definitions for recumbentrɪˈkʌm bənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accumbent, decumbent, recumbent(adj)

    lying down; in a position of comfort or rest


  1. recumbent(Noun)

    A bicycle or tricycle that places the rider in a reclined posture.

  2. recumbent(Adjective)

    Lying down.

  3. recumbent(Adjective)

    Inactive; idle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recumbent(adj)

    leaning; reclining; lying; as, the recumbent posture of the Romans at their meals. Hence, figuratively; Resting; inactive; idle

  2. Origin: [L. recumbens, -entis, p. pr. of recumbere. See Recumb, Incumbent.]

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