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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