Definition of bareback in English:

bareback

adjective & adverb

  • On an unsaddled horse or other animal.

    as adjective ‘a bareback circus rider’
    as adverb ‘riding bareback’
    • ‘The angel - namely Lenore - was a daredevil, could swear as well as any man, liked sliding down banisters and preferred riding bareback with no side saddle.’
    • ‘Treeless saddles and even bareback pads or bareback riding, are great for teaching the rider about close contact, balance, and positioning.’
    • ‘As I approached the ring, the red headed boy was on top of one horse, riding bareback around the ring.’
    • ‘She told me that she'd tell our parents that I'd been racing Nick bareback on our horses across the fields if I didn't help her.’
    • ‘Canadian bareback rider Kyle Bowers swept the event, winning both the slalom and Stampede races.’
    • ‘Bo rides bareback on a horse, and I mean that literally (and you thought rug burn was a problem).’
    • ‘They rode bareback, commanded their horses to lie prone, and cracked their whips like fireworks.’
    • ‘Wills's wife had been a circus bareback rider; when they split, he laconically drawled: ‘I should have married the horse.’’
    • ‘After eight years of bull riding, Maurer switched to bareback bronco riding.’
    • ‘In a famous General Motors ad, a man clutches a briefcase while galloping bareback on a horse across open desert.’
    • ‘Some bareback riders ride relatively upright, while others lie back along the horse's back.’
    • ‘Calynna rode on the back of a magnificent chestnut horse, riding bareback.’
    • ‘They decided that the best way to swim a horse was bareback.’
    • ‘She shook her hair back, a nervous tick that she practiced only when thinking, and climbed onto the horse, bareback.’
    • ‘Events like bull riding, bareback and saddle horse riding, barrel racing and rope and tie captivated the crowd.’
    • ‘And the little horse he rode bareback was a very gentle little fellow and so Pearl said she'd ride it this time, to go back for the cows.’
    • ‘She grabbed a random horse and mounted it bareback.’
    • ‘Motorcyclists did acrobatic tricks like bareback horse riders of old.’
    • ‘It makes me want to ride my horse bareback through a forest stream.’
    • ‘Dettori was forced to ride the final furlong of the Lonsdale Stakes bareback after the saddle on his mount Ski Run slipped while she was challenging for the lead.’

Pronunciation

bareback

/ˈbɛrbæk//ˈberbak/