Definition of pickaback in English:


verb, adverb, adjective, & noun

  • [as noun] ‘would you mind giving her a pickaback?’
    old-fashioned term for piggyback
    [as verb] ‘my father pickabacking me to bed’
    [as adverb] ‘I climbed up from behind upon him, so he bore me pickaback’
    [as adjective] ‘a pickaback ride’
    • ‘In contrast, it is preferable that an infant should be held in a pickaback ride or a vertical manner when the head of the infant is set and the body of the infant becomes bigger.’
    • ‘Especially droll was the situation of the huge fat Captain S., who, puffing and smiling good-naturedly, with legs dragging on the ground, rode pickaback on the feeble little Lieutenant O.’