fundament


fun·da·ment

noun \ˈfən-də-mənt\

Definition of FUNDAMENT

1
:  an underlying ground, theory, or principle
2
a :  buttocks
b :  anus
3
:  the part of a land surface that has not been altered by human activities

Examples of FUNDAMENT

  1. <a naked fundament was clearly visible for an instant in the movie>

Origin of FUNDAMENT

Middle English foundement, from Anglo-French, from Latin fundamentum, from fundare to found, from fundus
First Known Use: 13th century

Related to FUNDAMENT

Synonyms
backside, behind, booty (also bootie) [slang], bottom, breech, bum, buns, butt, caboose, can, cheeks, derriere (or derrière), duff, fanny, buttocks, hams, haunches, heinie [slang], hunkers, keister (also keester) [slang], nates, posterior, rear, rear end, rump, seat, tail, tail end, tush [slang]

fun·da·ment

noun \ˈfən-də-mənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FUNDAMENT

2
: anus

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