First Known Use of rear-end
Examples of rear end in a Sentence
She stood up and brushed off her rear end.
The car's rear end was badly damaged in the accident.
Recent Examples of rear end from the Web
Tough visibility: That raked rear end and small back window make seeing behind you a difficult proposition.
These threads, which dangle downward like bead curtains, are traps, and the glowworms bait them by triggering a chemical reaction in their rear ends that emits blue light.
One bullet entered the rear end of the car above the right tail light, traveled to the rear right seat, then traveled through the upper left side of a child seat and continued through the windshield, according to the complaint.
Vehicle Collision 7200 block of North State Road 7 in Parkland, Sept. 20, 11:09 a.m. A vehicle was in the car wash when a second vehicle entered, but did not place the vehicle into neutral causing the vehicle to rear end the one in front of it.
Tommy Knippenberg was running fourth with one lap remaining when a broken rear end brought his car to a halt.
Chase Elliott pushed Keselowski up the track to take the lead, then Denny Hamlin sailed into Elliott’s rear end, forcing Elliott into a spin and hard into the outside wall.
That bothers me because our guys fought their rear ends off tonight to get back into this thing and tie this thing up.
The rear end is dominated by large taillights that are clearly inspired by those of the i8 plug-in hybrid.
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First Known Use of rear end
rear end Synonyms
Synonymsbackside, behind, booty (also bootie) [slang], bottom, breech, bum, buns, butt, caboose, can, cheeks, derriere (or derrière), duff, fanny, fundament, hams, haunches, heinie [slang], hunkers, keister (also keester) [slang], nates, posterior, rear, buttocks, rump, seat, tail, tail end, tush [slang]
Related Wordsbeam, stern; moon [slang]
REAR-END Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rear end for English Language Learners
: the part of the body you sit on
: the back part of something (such as a vehicle)
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