fanny


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fan·ny

 (făn′ē)
n. pl. fan·nies
1. Slang The buttocks.
2. Chiefly British Vulgar Slang The female genitals.

[Perhaps from Fanny, a nickname for Frances.]

fanny

(ˈfænɪ)
n, pl -nies
1. taboo Brit the female genitals
2. chiefly US and Canadian the buttocks
[C20: perhaps from Fanny, pet name from Frances]
Usage: Despite the theory that this word derives from the name 'Fanny', its use in British English is still considered taboo by many people, and is likely to cause offence. In the US the word refers to the buttocks. Serious misunderstanding may therefore arise when what people in Britain know as a 'bumbag' is referred to in the US as a 'fanny pack'

fan•ny

(ˈfæn i)

n., pl. -nies.
Informal. buttocks.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fanny - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit onfanny - 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"
2.fanny - external female sex organsfanny - external female sex organs; "in England `fanny' is vulgar slang for female genitals"
female body - the body of a female human being
minge - vulgar term for a woman's pubic hair or genitals
female reproductive system - the reproductive system of females
vagina - the lower part of the female reproductive tract; a moist canal in female mammals extending from the labia minora to the uterus; "the vagina receives the penis during coitus"; "the vagina is elastic enough to allow the passage of a fetus"
puss, pussy, slit, snatch, twat, cunt - obscene terms for female genitals
vulva - external parts of the female genitalia

fanny

noun
Slang. The part of one's back on which one rests in sitting:
buttock (used in plural), derrière, posterior, rump, seat.
Informal: backside, behind, bottom, rear.
Slang: bun (used in plural), tush.
Chiefly British: bum.
Translations
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FannyStefanie
Fanni
Fanny

Fanny

[ˈfænɪ] N
1. (familiar form) of Frances
2. sweet Fanny Adams (Brit) → nada de nada, na' de na'

fanny

[ˈfænɪ] N
1. (Brit) (= vagina) → coño m, concha f (LAm)
2. (US) (= buttocks) → culo m

fanny

[ˈfæni] n
(US) (= buttocks) → cul m
(British) (= vagina) → chatte f

fanny

n
(esp US inf) → Po m (inf)
(Brit sl) → Möse f (vulg)

fanny

[ˈfænɪ] n (Brit) (fam!) → figa (fam!) (Am) (fam) → culo
References in classic literature ?
Sam and Andy ran and shouted,--dogs barked here and there,--and Mike, Mose, Mandy, Fanny, and all the smaller specimens on the place, both male and female, raced, clapped hands, whooped, and shouted, with outrageous officiousness and untiring zeal.
It was Tommy Drake and Fanny Marsh that furnished the sugar - nice children, the nicest at the post, I think.
That's because Fanny sucked and chewed it in meeting when I wasn't looking.
Hannah is the oldest, I come next, then John, then Jenny, then Mark, then Fanny, then Mira.
My surprise and perplexity were great on discovering, by touch more than vision, Miss Isabella's springer, Fanny, suspended by a handkerchief, and nearly at its last gasp.
Then, in a distant, Missionary way he asked them certain questions - as why little Joe had that hole in his frill: who said, Pa, Flopson was going to mend it when she had time - and how little Fanny came by that whitlow: who said, Pa, Millers was going to poultice it when she didn't forget.
Jane was contemplating herself in the glass when a servant begged her to come and speak to Master Charles and Miss Fanny.
Norris had a spirit of activity, which could not be satisfied till she had written a long and angry letter to Fanny, to point out the folly of her conduct, and threaten her with all its possible ill consequences.
Norris should ever have it in her power to tell them, as she now and then did, in an angry voice, that Fanny had got another child.
Now, don't be cross; and I 'll get mamma to let you have that horrid Ned Miller, that you are so fond of, come and make you a visit after Polly 's gone," said Fanny, hoping to soothe his ruffled feelings.
cried Fanny, with the impatient poke which is peculiarly aggravating to masculine dignity.
I wanted to see you, Fanny dear; and as I am going out all day to- morrow, and knew you might be engaged all day to-day, I thought--'