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Definition of the adjective straight-backed
What does straight-backed mean as an attribute of a noun?
- having a straight back
- examples: a straight-backed wooden chair | a slim straight-backed dancer
- similar: backed
Definition of the adverb straight-backed
What does straight-backed mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
- in a straight-backed manner
- synonym of straight-backed: erectly
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Yir-Yoront Lexicon (1991)
Sketch and Dictionary of an Australian Language by Barry Alpher
KUN-KUNVNT, MORR-MORR straight line, ina THAWTHOLQORR straight up KUN-KUNVNT straight-backed catfish ...
by Nathaniel Altman
If you are sitting on a mat, cross your legs; if you are sitting on a comfortable straight-backed chair, place your feet flat on the floor. Your spine should be straight, your shoulders relaxed, and your eyes should be positioned straight ahead.
Second Edition by Eric Delson, Head of the Anthropology Department Ian Tattersall, Ian Tattersall, John Van Couvering, Alison S. Brooks
straight-backed microlith, (o) awl (p) double crescent; (q) ostrich-eggshell beads.
Similes Dictionary (2013)
by Elyse Sommer
hunched up like a crow —Elizabeth Spencer Like a schoolmistress dealing with problem pupils, sat straight-backed —Dorothea Straus Posture...
by Valerie Porter, Lawrence Alderson, Stephen J.G. Hall, D. Phillip Sponenberg
By the 1830s the improved Shropshire had become short-legged, fine-haired, straight-backed, thin-skinned and white. In the early 19th century there were large herds of pannage pigs in the midland counties, especially Staffordshire and ...
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