Meaning of humpback bridge in English:

humpback bridge



  • A small road bridge with a steep ascent and descent.

    ‘It is believed that the car hit a bollard, left the road and overturned several times as it went over a humpback bridge.’
    • ‘It's a magical midwinter scene, with a pretty humpback bridge.’
    • ‘The gloom is something like that feeling of leaving your tummy behind you as you speed over a humpback bridge.’
    • ‘It's tucked down a no-through road, three-quarters of a mile from a pretty Warwickshire hamlet with a waterside pub, canal and humpback bridge.’
    • ‘Through the windows is an idyllic view of the river, bounded by two humpback bridges, overlooked by an abbey and surrounded by hills.’