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- adj. hunchbacked
- adj. broken; derelict
- adj. Of or pertaining to homosexuality.
break + back; First used for hunchback in Carson McCullers 1943 short story, The Ballad of the Sad Café (Wiktionary)
From the title of Annie Proulx's 1997 short story Brokeback Mountain; publicised by the 2005 film of the same name. (Wiktionary)