What is another word for humped?

Pronunciation: [hˈʌmpt] (IPA)

The word "humped" means having a rounded shape, typically about an object's back or a person's posture. Synonyms for this term include arched, bent, bumped, curved, elevated, lumpy, protuberant, rounded, and swollen. Depending on the context, other alternatives may be appropriate, such as hunched, stooped, or crooked. When describing the physical attributes of animals, a related term is "hunchbacked." Similarly, in reference to terrain or roadways, the word may be replaced with undulating, rolling, or bumpy. In literature, one might use words like peaked or pointed to describe a roof or hilltop rather than humped. Overall, there are many different words that can be used to convey the idea of a rounded shape or raised surface, which allows writers to choose the most fitting term for their intended meaning.

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Usage examples for Humped

This day old Abe Pike, humped up on the counter, with his heels drumming against the side of it, was holding forth on the iniquity of Parliament, when a stranger entered, wringing wet, and Abe stopped to investigate his appearance.
"Tales from the Veld"
Ernest Glanville
"I don't know," mumbled Wiley, and humped up over his letter, but it did not produce the effect he had hoped for.
"Shadow Mountain"
Dane Coolidge
Yellowhammers have a habit of sitting on a rail or bough with their shoulders humped, so that they seem to have no neck.
"Wild Life in a Southern County"
Richard Jefferies

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