private parts

plural noun

: the external genital and excretory organs

Examples of private parts in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web He’s bragged about grabbing women by their private parts and kissing them without consent. Lz Granderson, The Mercury News, 18 Apr. 2024 Her chest and private parts were unclothed, Millbrook Police Chief P.K. Johnson told the Daily Mail. Christie D’zurilla, Los Angeles Times, 12 Apr. 2024 Here's how to say goodbye The students told their parents about what transpired and the parents reviewed the SD card from the camera, which showed girls with their breasts and private parts exposed and notified the authorities. The Arizona Republic, 26 Mar. 2024 And then there was the man with the mutilated private parts. Peter Baker, New York Times, 13 Mar. 2024 His private parts were strategically covered so as not to run afoul of FCC standards. Michael Schneider, Variety, 11 Mar. 2024 At this point, Cena – carrying an oversized winner’s envelope over his private parts – walked to the center of the stage as the audience’s jaws dropped to the floor. Alli Rosenbloom, CNN, 10 Mar. 2024 Finally, after much cajoling, the naked Cena emerged from backstage, strategically holding a winners' envelope in front of his private parts. Maureen Lee Lenker,, 10 Mar. 2024 There is no reason why a 5 year old should be waxing grown women’s private parts. Tanasia Kenney, Charlotte Observer, 21 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1737, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of private parts was in 1737

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Cite this Entry

“Private parts.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

private parts

plural noun
: the genital organs on the outside of the body
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