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: 1774
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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