Definition of backbone

Common misspellings:
  • backnone (0.0%)
  • backbond (0.0%)
  • backborn (100.0%)
  • backbon (0.0%)
  • backboned (0.0%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.
Examples of usage:
  1. They were one of those families who are the backbone of the old West always ready to serve their neighbors - Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl

  2. The ridge of mountains you must know was not a single backbone but broken up here and there by valleys into two and even three ranges - Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan

  3. Her unfailing good humor was really the backbone of the play - Famous Prima Donnas by Lewis Clinton Strang