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Line breaks: horse|back
Pronunciation: /ˈhɔːsbak

Definition of horseback in English:

adjective& adverb

Mounted on a horse: [as adjective]: a horseback parade [as adverb]: they rode horseback along the trail
More example sentences
  • We stop by the lake for a coffee and takakau (Maori bread) before one last ride up the hill to finish our horseback journey.
  • Other activities include boat cruise, bush dinners, lion walks and encounter, crocodile farm tours and horseback safaris.
  • But I do travel a lot, and riding horseback is a great way to see a country from a different perspective.


on horseback

Mounted on a horse: a lady on horseback rode up to the house
More example sentences
  • There were no casualties, but that little skirmish was a bit of history: it was the last time the British Army rode into battle on horseback.
  • I point out to him that the queen no longer rides on horseback during the ceremony, but uses a carriage.
  • At eleven years old he rode fifty miles on horseback to a farm on the banks of the Rakaia River.

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