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adjective as in astride

verb as in pack

verb as in top

verb as in transport

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Example Sentences

We piggybacked off of that to create a communication channel to the sick, to help them get better faster.

From there, it wasn’t long before other users were piggybacking on the trend by duetting the whaling tune alongside Evans or debuting sea shanty performances of their own.

From Time

Which is all well and good for today, but Ferguson is impressed with where else robots, piggybacked on our digital infrastructure, can make a difference.

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The four companies all have rides booked on future commercial lunar lander missions, and the agency is using this as a demonstration of what kinds of efficiencies it can realize by piggybacking on private industry for serving its needs.

I needed the stick to test whether my next step would be thigh-deep or merely ankle-deep, and to double-check my balance while piggybacking my kids across fast-flowing creeks.

Apparently, goats in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, can ride humans piggyback.

These trends piggyback on international drug market dynamics.

Pray would ultimately come to believe Tareq was trying to “piggyback” off her Bravo show to get himself noticed.

But the Piggyback Bandit keeps making bail and keeps finding new ways to commit his “crimes.”

That led deputies to Tessier, who lived about a block away from where “Johnny” first offered the girls a piggyback ride.

Debra used to send me out to give the children piggyback rides, just to keep our Whuffie up while she was evicting the squatters.

They galloped the doughboys up and down the village streets in furious piggyback charges.

Piggyback Service economies - These are economies, which provide predator economies with services.

Anketam, you could carry me piggyback, while Blejjo goes over to fetch my pole.


On this page you'll find 441 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to piggyback, such as: astraddle, athwart, on the back of, and straddling.

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