keis·​ter | \ ˈkē-stər How to pronounce keister (audio) , ˈkī- \
variants: or less commonly keester \ ˈkē-​stər How to pronounce keister (audio) \
plural keisters also keesters

Definition of keister

: buttocks, rear end sense 2 … Borg took a spectacular dive, landing on his keister.— Curry Kirkpatrick Four hours ago I was freezing my keister in the wilderness. Now I'm browsing the entrees in a French-inspired restaurant.— Andrew Nelson "… a very easygoing guy with a finely honed intelligence, which I didn't realize until he whipped my keister in Trivial Pursuit."— Kenneth Turan

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Examples of keister in a Sentence

he fell right on his keister in front of the whole crowd
Recent Examples on the Web Another item on the mind-blowing lineup of Goop products is a device to spurt hot coffee up your keister. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, "Gwyneth Paltrow’s pseudoscience Goop series renewed on Netflix," 11 Sep. 2020 This next-gen lounger takes the popular Hondo chair design and marries it to a collapsible frame that can still cradle 500 pounds and a keister as wide as 24 inches. T. Edward Nickens, Field & Stream, "The Best New Camping Gear of the Year," 7 Apr. 2020 These brash, young Broncos are snorting mad, looking to kick up a little dust and knock Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes on his MVP keister. Mark Kiszla, The Denver Post, "Kiszla: “Hit ’em in the mouth.” Courtland Sutton and Broncos itching to pick fight with Chiefs.," 14 Dec. 2019 Brady picked off Tre’Davious White, sending the Bills cornerback keister over teakettle as Harry steamed down the sideline for an 18-yard gain., "Patriots deny Bills, capture 11th straight AFC East title - The Boston Globe," 22 Dec. 2019 The boss stood outside the locker room late Wednesday night, delighted how the Nuggets knocked The Beard on his keister and beat the Rockets with take-no-prisoners defense. Mark Kiszla, The Denver Post, "Kiszla: These aren’t your grandfather’s run-and-fun Nuggets. Can Denver win NBA championship with defense?," 21 Nov. 2019 Jackson proved up to the task in college at LSU, roaming all over the defensive backfield and looking at times like a mosquito that receivers couldn't swat away (if that mosquito could also knock a guy on his keister). Jourdan Rodrigue, charlotteobserver, "With 2 versatile rookies, here's how Panthers secondary is expected to shake out | Charlotte Observer," 30 Apr. 2018 When Bob Giannini slid down the hills in Yorktown, Va., on pieces of cardboard as a young boy, history would come up and sting him right in the keister. Stephanie Farr,, "Independence Park's longest-tenured staffer has personal connections to history | We the People," 21 Mar. 2018 So yesterday: fanny packs New, fast, convenient and outta-site: keister stash Knowing her license was suspended, officers pulled over Heather Zachman in Stuart, records show, reports Will Greenlee in his Off the Beat blog for in Stuart. Barbara Hijek,, "Woman tried to butt smuggle needle, pipe on way to jail, officers say," 19 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of keister

circa 1930, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for keister

English slang keister satchel

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“Keister.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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