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English noun: piggyback

1. piggyback (act) the act of carrying something piggyback


Broader (hypernym)carry


English adverb: piggyback

1. piggyback on a railroad flatcar


SamplesThe trailer rode piggyback across the country.


Synonymspickaback, pig-a-back

2. piggyback on the back or shoulder or astraddle on the hip


SamplesShe carried her child piggyback.


Synonymspickaback, pig-a-back


English verb: piggyback

1. piggyback (motion) ride on someone's shoulders or back


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)ride

2. piggyback (contact) haul truck trailers loaded with commodities on railroad cars


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)haul

3. piggyback (contact) haul by railroad car


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)haul

4. piggyback (contact) support on the back and shoulders


SamplesHe piggybacked her child so she could see the show.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)bear, carry, hold

5. piggyback (change) bring into alignment with


SamplesAn amendment to piggyback the current law.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify









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