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derriere

noun der·ri·ere \ˌder-ē-ˈer, ˌde-rē-\

Simple Definition of derriere

  • : the part of the body you sit on

Full Definition of derriere

Examples of derriere

  1. I slipped on the ice and fell on my derriere.

  2. <swimsuits that should be worn only by those with tight little derrieres>



Variants of derriere

or der·ri·ère play \ˌder-ē-ˈer, ˌde-rē-\

Origin of derriere

French derrière, from Old French derrier back part, rear, from derier, adverb, behind, from Late Latin deretro, from Latin de from + retro back


First Known Use: 1774

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