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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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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.
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."
we can't have the word buttocks in a comments posting without mentioning Sir Cyril Smith...
Guess I might as well light some fire to that fat ass, he mused, like whipping her buttocks was a monotonous task.
If HRC can detach the vise-like liplock Lieberman has on McCain's manly buttocks, that is.
As a matter of fact, all butt-toning exercises do this, as the buttocks are the largest posterior hip muscles.
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.
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.