hunchbacked hunchbacked

Definition(s):

  • (adj) characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column

Usage(s):

  1. With that genial salutation, the hunchbacked emcee greets a braying mob assembled for the evening's entertainment at Thunderdome.
  2. But in its evil, hunchbacked hero, mounting through blood and stealth to the throne he covets, it has a thumping good stage character.

News

  1. Richard III to become first English king get his genetic code sequenced

    Richard III has already been immortalized as Shakespeare's hunchbacked antihero.
    on February 12, 2014     Source: Fox News

  2. King Richard III to get his genetic code sequenced

    LONDON (AP) — Richard III has already been immortalized as Shakespeare's hunchbacked antihero. Now scientists hope to immortalize his genetic code by sequencing his DNA.
    on February 12, 2014     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  • Simon Brown adds: "Ledley king doesn't walk or run, such as you or i, but rather gallops along like a horse with only two legs. Or say igor the hunchbacked assistant to dr. Frankenstein in the james whale movies. It always keeps me entertained."
    on Jun 7, 2010 By: Simon Brown Source: The Guardian

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