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der·ri·èrealso 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 dē, from, of; see de- + Latin retrō, back; see retro-.]
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derrière(ˌdɛrɪˈɛə; French dɛrjɛr)
euphemistic the buttocks
[C18: literally: behind (prep), from Old French deriere, from Latin dē retrō from the back]
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or der•ri•ere(ˌdɛr iˈɛər)
the buttocks; rump.
[1765–75; < French]
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|Noun||1.||derriere - 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?"|
arse, ass, behind, buns, buttocks, hind end, hindquarters, keister, nates, posterior, prat, fanny, rear end, tooshie, tush, seat, fundament, backside, bottom, rump, stern, tail end, tail, rear, bum, can, butt
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
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