Definition of sway-backed in English:



  • See swayback

    • ‘The Cheetah was profoundly sway-backed, his shoulders, far from being laid back, were set almost forward of his chest, his ‘wrists’ were virtually glued together, and his big front paws pointed east and west.’
    • ‘Perhaps we should outlaw the internal combustion engine and return to a transportation system of mules and big sway-backed sheep.’
    • ‘The two principal species of elephant are Loxodonta africana, the sway-backed African elephant, and Elephas maximus, the Asian elephant.’