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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.]
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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'
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fan•ny

(ˈfæn i)

n., pl. -nies.
Informal. buttocks.
[1925–30]
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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
female reproductive system - the reproductive system of females
puss, slit, snatch - obscene terms for female genitals
vulva - external parts of the female genitalia
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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.
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Translations
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FannyStefanie
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

fanny

[ˈfæni] n
(US) (= buttocks) → cul m
(British) (= vagina) → chatte f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

fanny

n
(esp US inf) → Po m (inf)
(Brit sl) → Möse f (vulg)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

fanny

[ˈfænɪ] n (Brit) (fam!) → figa (fam!) (Am) (fam) → culo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
So-called convertible or expandable fannies, which grow into large-capacity day packs or small backpacks (up to 2,000 cubic inches), cost $30 to $100.
Convertible fannies. A fanny pack that expands into a rucksack (shown at right) is a compromise.