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  • n. Plural form of buttock.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. the fleshy part of the human body at the back of the hip, on which a person sits.

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

  • n. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

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Examples

  • The treatments seem reasonable, although the page about checking babies for foot problems by inspecting the number and even-ness of the creases under their buttocks is a little strange.

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  • Mr. Simms explores a variety of other possible derivations, including lud, a minced and, as the OED says, mocking form of lord, and luds, a term for buttocks.

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  • In American English up to about forty or fifty years ago, it meant "buttocks" -- but in present-day American English it survives only in the word "pratfall."

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  • we can't have the word buttocks in a comments posting without mentioning Sir Cyril Smith...

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  • Guess I might as well light some fire to that fat ass, he mused, like whipping her buttocks was a monotonous task.

    Stealing Candy

  • If HRC can detach the vise-like liplock Lieberman has on McCain's manly buttocks, that is.

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  • As a matter of fact, all butt-toning exercises do this, as the buttocks are the largest posterior hip muscles.

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  • The blood had settled to his lower body, and on his buttocks was the perfect shape of the toilet seat he was still sitting on hours after his heart went into arrhythmia.

    Portrait of a Killer

  • They have also, generally after their first pregnancy, a most ridiculous and disgusting protuberance on their buttocks, which is exaggerated in aspect by the remarkable outward extension of the posterior, and inward curvature of the spine; and this latter, it may be observed here, is a distinctive peculiarity in the structure of the race.

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  • (n): any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

    so it's all just buttocks in there...the whole thing, just buttocks! buttocks flowing down my buttocks, buttocks growing out of my buttocks, buttocks sending buttocks to my buttocks!

    June 19, 2009

  • See tag.

    December 31, 2008

  • Seriously.

    March 26, 2008

  • Shit yeah. Today my buttocks are grieving me most painfully.

    March 26, 2008

  • Hands up whose buttocks are a grief to them or those around them.

    March 25, 2008

  • Quick, somebody whip up a BAD BUM DAY t-shirt :-)

    March 25, 2008

  • Well, and haven't we all had days like that??

    March 25, 2008

  • "'All this bell I have been twisting and turning like a soul in torment, trying to make out the Pomone behind and the Ringle... in front. My buttocks are a grief to me.'"
    --P. O'Brian, The Hundred Days, 131

    March 25, 2008

  • That definition is bizarre.

    November 29, 2007

  • And why not sit on the fleshy ones? They're so comfortable, after all.

    November 29, 2007

  • Good point, U. Would the Honourable Member for Dismemberment please come to order? Order!

    November 29, 2007

  • I just love the way this definition is worded, as if I keep body parts around the house, but reserve the fleshy ones in particular for sitting on.

    November 29, 2007

  • Really? Talk about your weirdies.... ;->

    November 29, 2007

  • Hip hip... Huzzah!

    P.S. this is one of my sisters' favoritest words ever.

    November 29, 2007

  • Wow! It's...it's...correct!

    November 29, 2007

  • Three cheers for WeirdNet!

    November 29, 2007

  • In my opinion, best pronounced as Forrest Gump does in the movie of the same name: "I got shot in the buttock."

    February 9, 2007