buns


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buns

 (bŭnz)
pl.n. Slang
The buttocks.

[Perhaps from dialectal bun, tail of a hare, perhaps from Scottish Gaelic, stump, bottom, from Old Irish.]

buns

(bʌnz)
pl n
(Anatomy) informal chiefly US the buttocks
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.buns - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit onbuns - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
torso, trunk, body - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
References in classic literature ?
Men, women and children were all made of buns and bread.
When tha' goes to 'em in th' mornin's tha' shall take a pail o' good new milk an' I'll bake 'em a crusty cottage loaf or some buns wi' currants in 'em, same as you children like.
You shalt have buns,' he shrieked,' if you'll behave
She bought a loaf of brown bread and five currant buns.
The decisions about the parlour furniture were left till last, because the party was to take tea there; and, about five o'clock, they were all seated there with the best muffins and buttered buns before them, little Penny blushing and smiling, with her "crop" in the best order, and a blue frock showing her little white shoulders, while her opinion was being always asked and never given.
He saw her against a background of pale grottos and sleek hides; camels slanted their heavy-ridded eyes at her, giraffes fastidiously observed her from their melancholy eminence, and the pink-lined trunks of elephants cautiously abstracted buns from her outstretched hands.
She was so little equal to Rebecca's puddings and Rebecca's hashes, brought to table, as they all were, with such accompaniments of half-cleaned plates, and not half-cleaned knives and forks, that she was very often constrained to defer her heartiest meal till she could send her brothers in the evening for biscuits and buns.
He as sitting on the fence at the end of his garden and surveying the great Bun Hill gas-works with an eye that neither praised nor blamed.
I want, please," he said with precision, "one halfpenny bun and a small cup of black coffee.
Tea and toasted bun, please," Philip answered briefly.
Having displayed their military prowess to the utmost in these warlike shows, they marched in glittering order to the Chelsea Bun House, and regaled in the adjacent taverns until dark.
Anything you say," replies the shortsighted parent, preparing herself to sing, "The Three Little Kittens" half a dozen times over, or to take her family to "Buy a penny bun," regardless of wind or limb.