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hunkers

noun plural

Synonyms and Antonyms of hunkers

  1. the part of the body upon which someone sits <the tree had a stout branch, and I found the boy perched there on his hunkers> Synonyms backside, behind, booty (also bootie) [slang], bottom, breech, bum, buns, butt, caboose, can, cheeks, derriere (or derrière), duff, fanny, fundament, hams, haunches, heinie [slang], buttocks, keister (also keester) [slang], nates, posterior, rear, rear end, rump, seat, tail, tail end, tush [slang]Related Words beam, stern; moon [slang]





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