Definition of layback in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈleɪbak/


[mass noun] Climbing
A method of climbing a crack in rock by leaning back and pulling with the hands on one face, with the feet against the other face.
Example sentences
  • The first layback I actually enjoyed was on a rock with loads of friction, i.e. I didn't have to lean back all that much!
  • The oldest of the crew, Jeff, threw back some layback frontal rocks and inverts.
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