from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Slang To run into (another motor vehicle) from behind: My car was rear-ended by a truck.
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- v. Of a vehicle, to strike (another vehicle) from behind.
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- v. collide with the rear end of
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Besides, at the rate things are going, the Chinese students will eventually own Alexandra's rear-end anyway.
Braking too hard too fast will throw the car's weight forward, which can make the rear-end spin.
Her very high heels not only make her rear-end more attractive but add height to her four foot nine inch frame.
I could see it now, Limbaugh as the circus ring leader, Palin walking a tight rope and Huckabee with his head stuck in an elephant's rear-end!
The team using the mobile phones had more rear-end collisions and their braking time was slower.
BTW, did anyone ever take note of the fact that a few PSI of chamber pressure in the Falcon 1 1st stage engine caused it to rear-end the second stage (resulting in loss of vehicle)?
America is failing, not because our manufacturing sector is failing, but because our leaders are spending too much time covering their rear-end, and making millions why the average American is just trying to get by.
Which is not to say Baldwin would never flash his rear-end on screen.
The driver hit the brakes and avoided a rear-end collision—one of the most common crashes in congested traffic.
Smoke called a warning to prevent a rear-end collision, and the Baron, hawing his animals and swinging on the gee-pole, went by a dozen feet to the side.