Definitions

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  • n. bottom, bum

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

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

Etymologies

From French derrière, meaning behind or bottom (Wiktionary)

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  • They ain't broke, so they put on airs,
    the faux folks sans derrieres
    They breathe coke and have affairs
    with each passing rock star
    They come on like squares
    then get off like squirrels
    I hate California girls

    (California girls, by The Magnetic Fields)

    February 27, 2011

  • Also, in French, the polite response to thanks.

    October 1, 2008