What does the word hump mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A protuberance, as that formed by a curved spine.

Usage examples for hump

  1. For a young Republican endowed with reason, my idea was not, after all, so very foolish, but I very soon got rid of it when I saw that King of Sardinia, ugly, hump- backed, morose and vulgar even in his manners. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. You've got no hump. – Georgian Poetry 1913-15 by Edited by E. M. (Sir Edward Howard Marsh)
  3. The poor fellow shook his head, glanced over his shoulder at his hump, and murmured " Heavy, heavy!" – Malcolm by George MacDonald