Definition of derriere
: buttocks slipped and landed on his derriere
Examples of derriere in a Sentence
I slipped on the ice and fell on my derriere.
swimsuits that should be worn only by those with tight little derrieres
Origin and Etymology 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: 1774See Words from the same year
DERRIERE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of derriere for English Language Learners
: the part of the body you sit on
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