Definition of hog-backed in English:

hog-backed

(also hog's-backed)

adjective

  • 1Of an animal or person: having an arched or rounded back.

  • 2Of a thing: having a rise in the middle.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Speed (d. 1629), historian and cartographer. Partly from hog + backed, and partly from hogback + -ed.

Pronunciation

hog-backed

/ˈhɒɡbakt/