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Definition of "razorback" [ra•zor•back]

  • A semiwild hog of the southeast United States, having a narrow body with a ridged back. (noun)
  • See rorqual. (noun)
  • A sharp ridged hill. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "razorback" in a sentence
  • "The scrub and "razorback" hogs are very unprofitable, and require an undue amount of food to produce a pound of gain."
  • ""razorback" was regaling two of the workmen with words of experience if not wisdom."
  • ""Teeny" and "Tiny" are the names of a two-headed razorback musk turtle from California that's about the size of a nickel."