Definitions

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  • adjective having a low back

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Examples

  • He is not a small man, but he seems dwarfed somehow by the low-backed chair into which he has folded himself, his hunched shoulders, dark neck, and orb of black curly hair a silhouette that remains stationary throughout the whole event.

    Between Expectations

  • He is not a small man, but he seems dwarfed somehow by the low-backed chair into which he has folded himself, his hunched shoulders, dark neck, and orb of black curly hair a silhouette that remains stationary throughout the whole event.

    Between Expectations

  • It has mostly fixed seating, in the form of low-backed wood benches, some of which face each other.

    Midtown Plaza Adds Curb Appeal

  • I joined Mother and Dorothy, who sat side by side on a long, low-backed bench, exchanging family news in quiet voices.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • Seated relaxed: use a low-backed chair or a stool with no back support.

    SO STRESSED

  • I joined Mother and Dorothy, who sat side by side on a long, low-backed bench, exchanging family news in quiet voices.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • I joined Mother and Dorothy, who sat side by side on a long, low-backed bench, exchanging family news in quiet voices.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • I joined Mother and Dorothy, who sat side by side on a long, low-backed bench, exchanging family news in quiet voices.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • Seated relaxed: use a low-backed chair or a stool with no back support.

    SO STRESSED

  • In a vacuum, I don't have a problem with cut-out tops and low-backed minidresses.

    Alexandra Sinderbrand: No Shirt, No Pants, No Problem: The Wardrobe of Melrose Place

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