Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Oral stimulation of the anus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of oral sex in which the tongue and lips are used for stimulation of a sexual partner's anus.

Etymologies

New Latin : Latin ānus, anus + Latin lingere, to lick; see leigh- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin anus ("anus") + lingere ("to lick"). (Wiktionary)

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  • I knew about the column but hadn't read it regularly until someone posted something on Wordie a couple weeks ago. Now all my free time at home has been sucked into the Dan Savage archives. *sigh*

    ("...and not come across the occasional anus"?! Ha!)

    August 7, 2008

  • I suppose it's impossible to read sex advice columns written by a gay man and not encounter the occasional backside. (I almost wrote, in full innocence, "and not come across the occasional anus" - ha!)

    I used to read Savage's columns regularly when I lived in the States, but I haven't read any recently. Thanks for the link!

    August 7, 2008

  • Ha. Yeah. I'm reading Dan Savage's column (archives, actually), which if you're not familiar with, you can find here. If there's a coincidence between a list I made something more than a year ago that has to do with archaic, specific terms for poo, and the fact that I learned a new word today that has to do with anuses... well, gee, what can I say.

    August 7, 2008

  • I'm beginning to think bilby's right about you, c_b!

    August 7, 2008

  • I had no idea this was a word. I'm learning a lot reading Dan Savage's archives. *ponders*

    August 7, 2008