rear-end

verb \ ˈrir-ˈend , -ˌend \

Definition of rear-end

transitive verb
:to crash into the back of (a vehicle)

First Known Use of rear-end

1957


rear end

noun

Definition of rear end

Examples of rear end in a Sentence

  1. She stood up and brushed off her rear end.

  2. The car's rear end was badly damaged in the accident.

First Known Use of rear end

circa 1930

rear end Synonyms

Synonyms
backside, 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 Words
beam, stern; moon [slang]

REAR-END Defined for English Language Learners

rear-end

verb

Definition of rear-end for English Language Learners

  • : to drive into the back of (a vehicle)


rear end

noun

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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