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’
    • ‘Events like bull riding, bareback and saddle horse riding, barrel racing and rope and tie captivated the crowd.’
    • ‘They rode bareback, commanded their horses to lie prone, and cracked their whips like fireworks.’
    • ‘It makes me want to ride my horse bareback through a forest stream.’
    • ‘Some bareback riders ride relatively upright, while others lie back along the horse's back.’
    • ‘Wills's wife had been a circus bareback rider; when they split, he laconically drawled: ‘I should have married the horse.’’
    • ‘Canadian bareback rider Kyle Bowers swept the event, winning both the slalom and Stampede races.’
    • ‘After eight years of bull riding, Maurer switched to bareback bronco riding.’
    • ‘Treeless saddles and even bareback pads or bareback riding, are great for teaching the rider about close contact, balance, and positioning.’
    • ‘They decided that the best way to swim a horse was bareback.’
    • ‘In a famous General Motors ad, a man clutches a briefcase while galloping bareback on a horse across open desert.’
    • ‘She shook her hair back, a nervous tick that she practiced only when thinking, and climbed onto the horse, bareback.’
    • ‘Motorcyclists did acrobatic tricks like bareback horse riders of old.’
    • ‘She grabbed a random horse and mounted it 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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘As I approached the ring, the red headed boy was on top of one horse, riding bareback around the ring.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Calynna rode on the back of a magnificent chestnut horse, riding bareback.’
    • ‘Bo rides bareback on a horse, and I mean that literally (and you thought rug burn was a problem).’

Pronunciation

bareback

/ˈberbak//ˈbɛrbæk/