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.
Then," says she, "I believe there is a piece of cold buttock and carrot, which will fit you.
Meriones overtook him as he was flying, and struck him on the right buttock.
Near the edge of the final wall, Comanche lodged on a buttock of stone.
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It is characterized by symmetrically arranged lichenoid linear and reticulate scaly plaques and hyperkeratotic papules most marked on extremities and buttocks and accompanied by facial lesions resembling seborrheic dermatitis.
A MAN suffered a slash wound to his buttocks and face injuries after being attacked in Netherton.
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