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Part of speech: noun

A person with a hump on the back.

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Usage examples "hunchback":

  1. Then the little hunchback had thought: " There is the holy man of whom every one is talking,- he works as a gardener. - "The Saint", Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer.
  2. The American wife took the hand of the poor hunchback and pressed it. - "Modeste Mignon", Honore de Balzac.
  3. The hunchback excelled particularly in an imitation of a circus that was here not long since. - "The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson", Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez.