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noun back·side \-ˌsīd\

Definition of backside

  1. :  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 Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of backside for English Language Learners

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


BACKSIDE Defined for Kids

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noun back·side \ˈbak-ˌsīd\

Definition of backside for Students

  1. 1 :  rump 1 … the black pup came toward her, his fat backside swinging as he trotted … — Jean Craighead George, Julie of the Wolves

  2. 2 :  the part of the body on which a person sits


Medical Dictionary

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noun back·side \-ˌsīd\

Medical Definition of backside

  1. :  buttocks—often used in plural



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