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

  • n. Informal The buttocks; the rump.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The side of something that is opposite the front.
  • n. The buttocks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The hinder part, posteriors, or rump of a person or animal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The back part or aspect of anything; the part opposite to the front, or behind that which is presented to a spectator.
  • n. Specifically The hind part of an animal; the rump: often (vulgarly) in the plural.
  • n. The back premises, back yard, or out-buildings attached to a dwelling; also, the privy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the side of an object that is opposite its front
  • n. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on


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