Definitions

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  • adjective rare hunchbacked
  • adjective rare broken; derelict
  • adjective slang, neologism Of or pertaining to homosexuality.

Etymologies

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break + back; First used for hunchback in Carson McCullers 1943 short story, The Ballad of the Sad Café

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From the title of Annie Proulx's 1997 short story Brokeback Mountain; publicised by the 2005 film of the same name.

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  • it's so gay (not that there's anything wrong with that)

    May 28, 2009