Definition of razor-backed in English:

razor-backed

adjective

  • 1Of an animal: having a narrow back with a prominent ridge-like spine.

  • 2Of a hill or other geographical feature: having or forming a narrow, steep-sided ridge.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Fraser (fl. 1793–1822). From razor + backed.

Pronunciation

razor-backed

/ˈreɪzəbakt/