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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crookback, crookbacked, humped, humpbacked, hunchbacked, gibbous, kyphoticadjective

    characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Crookbackedadjective

    Having bent shoulders.

    A dwarf as well may for a giant pass,
    As negroe for a swan; a crookback’d lass
    Be call’d Europa. John Dryden, Juvenal, Sat. 8.

    There are millions of truths that a man is not, or may not think himself, concerned to know; as, whether our king Richard III. was crookbacked or no. John Locke.


  1. crookbacked

    Crookbacked is an adjective used to describe someone who has a hunchback or a severely curved spine, causing their back to appear rounded or hunched. This term is often used in literary or old-fashioned contexts.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crookbacked in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crookbacked in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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    a symptom of reduced quality or strength
    A guts
    B deterioration
    C troop
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