Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural The buttocks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural Slang the buttocks.

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  • noun Plural form of bun.
  • noun informal, in the plural buttocks

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  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

Etymologies

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

[Perhaps from dialectal bun, tail of a hare, perhaps from Scottish Gaelic, stump, bottom, from Old Irish.]

Examples

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  • The Curse of the WeirdNet Plural strikes again.

    August 4, 2008

  • See related conversation at buttocks.

    Or not. Really, it's your choice.

    August 5, 2008

  • That's my problem! Thanks VO. I've been having these for lunch rather than sitting on them.

    August 5, 2008