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swayback

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Definition of swayback in English:

noun

[mass noun]
An abnormally hollowed back, especially in a horse; lordosis.
Example sentences
  • Adjustments for a full derrière, long waist and swayback are also common for this figure type.
  • Once I'd ridden on the swayback of a blue mule, tumbled off it, and broke a tooth.
  • When you slouch or stand with a swayback, you exaggerate your back's natural curves.

Derivatives

sway-backed

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adjective
Example sentences
  • The Cheetah was profoundly sway-backed, his shoulders, far from being laid back, were set almost forward of his chest, his ‘wrists’ were virtually glued together, and his big front paws pointed east and west.
  • The two principal species of elephant are Loxodonta africana, the sway-backed African elephant, and Elephas maximus, the Asian elephant.
  • Perhaps we should outlaw the internal combustion engine and return to a transportation system of mules and big sway-backed sheep.

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