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der·ri·ère

also der·ri·ere  (dĕr′ē-âr′)
n.
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-.]
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derrière

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

or der•ri•ere

(ˌdɛr iˈɛər)

n.
the buttocks; rump.
[1765–75; < French]
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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"
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derrière

noun
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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Translations
References in classic literature ?
"Par derriere chez ma tante, Il y a un bois joli, Et le rossignol y chante Et le jour et la nuit...
Squats NOPE, this has nothing to do with crack heads in boarded up houses - it's the exercise of choice for 2014.Inspired by Nicki Minaj, Kim Kardashian and famous derrieres the world over, squats have been firmly at the top of Merseysider's gym manoeuvres in 2014.
and these lovely women had to show us their derrieres and we chose the one that most resembled my body the most," Contactmusic quoted Kunis as saying.
"For most of us, however, the effects of plentiful attractive food has taken its toll and the cartoon perfection of spherical derrieres has given way to softer rounded tomato derrieres, the wider flatter pancake shapes and the more unfortunate, less defined potato rears."
It looks like Hollywood starlet Scarlet Johansson can certainly give the diva a run for her money when it comes to curvy big derrieres.