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also der·ri·ere  (dĕr′ē-âr′)
The buttocks; the rear.

[French, behind, from Old French deriere, in back of, from Vulgar Latin *dē retrō : Latin , from, of; see de- + Latin retrō, back; see retro-.]


(ˌdɛrɪˈɛə; French dɛrjɛr)
euphemistic the buttocks
[C18: literally: behind (prep), from Old French deriere, from Latin dē retrō from the back]


or der•ri•ere

(ˌdɛr iˈɛər)

the buttocks; rump.
[1765–75; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.derriere - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit onderriere - 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"


The part of one's back on which one rests in sitting:
buttock (used in plural), posterior, rump, seat.
Informal: backside, behind, bottom, rear.
Slang: bun (used in plural), fanny, tush.
Chiefly British: bum.
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Nossa tradução para : "Il y a dans le récit, ou plutôt derrière ou devant lui, quelqu'un qui raconte, c'est le narrateur.
Enfile une robe courte, celle tout en lilas/ fendue sur la côte, et fendue par derrière.
Todavia, Anya, uma filipina bonita de 29 anos ("[with] a derrière so near to perfect as to be angelic"), moradora do mesmo prédio, entra na vida de John C, quando a contrata para digitar o manuscrito.