backside

noun back·side \ ˈbak-ˌsīd \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of backside

:buttocks often used in plural

Examples of backside in a Sentence

  1. our backsides were sore after sitting on those hard benches for so long

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First Known Use of backside

circa 1500

backside Synonyms

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

BACKSIDE Defined for English Language Learners

backside

noun

Definition of backside for English Language Learners

  • : the part of the body that a person sits on


BACKSIDE Defined for Kids

backside

noun back·side \ ˈbak-ˌsīd \

Definition of backside for Students

1 :rump 1
  • … the black pup came toward her, his fat backside swinging as he trotted …
  • —Jean Craighead George, Julie of the Wolves
2 :the part of the body on which a person sits

Medical Dictionary

backside

noun back·side \ -ˌsīd \

medical Definition of backside

:buttocks often used in plural


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