derriere

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noun der·ri·ere \ˌder-ē-ˈer, ˌde-rē-\
variants: or

derrière

Definition of derriere

  1. :  buttocks <slipped and landed on his derriere>

Examples of derriere in a sentence

  1. I slipped on the ice and fell on my derriere.

  2. <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: 1774


DERRIERE Defined for English Language Learners

derriere

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noun der·ri·ere \ˌder-ē-ˈer, ˌde-rē-\

Definition of derriere for English Language Learners

  • : the part of the body you sit on



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