buttocks


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but·tock

 (bŭt′ək)
n.
1.
a. Either of the two rounded prominences on the human torso that are posterior to the hips and formed by the gluteal muscles and underlying structures.
b. The analogous part of the body on certain mammals.
2. buttocks The rear pelvic area of the human body.

[Middle English, from Old English buttuc, strip of land, end; see bhau- in Indo-European roots.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.buttocks - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit onbuttocks - 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"

buttocks

noun bottom, behind (informal), bum (Brit. slang), arse (taboo slang), ass (U.S. & Canad. taboo slang), backside (informal), seat, rear, tail (informal), butt (U.S. & Canad. informal), buns (U.S. slang), rump, posterior, haunches, hindquarters, derrière (euphemistic), tush (U.S. slang), fundament, gluteus maximus (Anatomy), jacksy (Brit. slang) Squeeze buttocks lightly and draw your tailbone down.
Related words
technical name nates
adjectives natal, gluteal
Translations
hýždě
bagdel
pakarat
guzovi
臀部
엉덩이
skinka
บั้นท้าย
mông đít

buttocks

[ˈbʌtəks] NPLnalgas fpl

buttocks

[ˈbʌtəks] nplfesses fpl

buttocks

أَرْداف hýždě bagdel Gesäß γλουτοί nalgas pakarat fesses guzovi natiche 臀部 엉덩이 billen ende pośladki nádegas ягодицы skinka บั้นท้าย kalça mông đít 臀部

but·tocks

n., pl. nalgas,
pop. Mex. asentaderas, Cuba fondillo.
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feed] the fire sometimes to his buttocks, sometimes to his legs, sometimes to his shoulders and arms; and that the roast might not burn, but that it might rest in soppe, they spared not flambing with oil, (basting as a cook bastes roasted meat); Lord, look thou to sic cruelty
They had no tails, nor any hair at all on their buttocks, except about the anus, which, I presume, nature had placed there to defend them as they sat on the ground, for this posture they used, as well as lying down, and often stood on their hind feet.
Master Pedro now came back, and in a cart followed the show and the ape- a big one, without a tail and with buttocks as bare as felt, but not vicious-looking.
Smooth, hydrate and beautify skin on the hips, thighs, stomach, buttocks and other areas
Padge-Victoria Windslowe is accused of killing a 20-year-old London dancer with illegal buttocks injections at an airport hotel in 2011.
A computer survey finds that breasts tend to be a bigger turn-on the farther north you go and buttocks are bigger in the southern hemisphere.
That your buttocks, your languorous buttocks, be as peasants'
Instead of using your buttocks and core muscles to keep you upright, you place excessive pressure on one side of your lower back and hip.
A DOCTOR was arrested in Thailand yesterday after a British woman died while undergoing cosmetic surgery on her buttocks.
Dubai: An Indian bus driver is in court for allegedly groping the buttocks of a woman passenger.
In mid-December, Nienstedt removed himself from public ministry after the archdiocese became aware of the allegation that the archbishop had touched the buttocks of a boy during a post confirmation group photo session in 2009 at the Cathedral of St.
When I moved to Dubai eight years ago, people weren't thinking about the contours of the buttocks," Toledo said.