Definition of pickaback in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpikəˌbak/

noun, adverb, adjective, & verb

Old-fashioned term for piggyback.
Example sentences
  • In contrast, it is preferable that an infant should be held in a pickaback ride or a vertical manner when the head of the infant is set and the body of the infant becomes bigger.
  • Especially droll was the situation of the huge fat Captain S., who, puffing and smiling good-naturedly, with legs dragging on the ground, rode pickaback on the feeble little Lieutenant O.

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Syllabification: pick·a·back

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