fanny


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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.]

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'

fan•ny

(ˈfæn i)

n., pl. -nies.
Informal. buttocks.
[1925–30]
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
minge - vulgar term for a woman's pubic hair or genitals
female reproductive system - the reproductive system of females
vagina - the lower part of the female reproductive tract; a moist canal in female mammals extending from the labia minora to the uterus; "the vagina receives the penis during coitus"; "the vagina is elastic enough to allow the passage of a fetus"
puss, pussy, slit, snatch, twat, cunt - obscene terms for female genitals
vulva - external parts of the female genitalia

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.
Translations
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FannyStefanie
Fanni
Fanny

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

fanny

[ˈfæni] n
(US) (= buttocks) → cul m
(British) (= vagina) → chatte f

fanny

n
(esp US inf) → Po m (inf)
(Brit sl) → Möse f (vulg)

fanny

[ˈfænɪ] n (Brit) (fam!) → figa (fam!) (Am) (fam) → culo
References in classic literature ?
I wanted to see you, Fanny dear; and as I am going out all day to- morrow, and knew you might be engaged all day to-day, I thought--'
said Fanny, doing as the rest did; 'what were you going to say?
Since you told me a lady had given you the bracelet you showed me, Fanny, I have not been quite easy on your account, and indeed want to know a little more if you will confide more to me.
Stop a moment, Amy, and let them get away before us,' whispered Fanny.
Norris, which happened when Fanny was about fifteen, and necessarily introduced alterations and novelties.
In the fullness of his belief that such a thing must be, he mentioned its probability to his wife; and the first time of the subject's occurring to her again happening to be when Fanny was present, she calmly observed to her, "So, Fanny, you are going to leave us, and live with my sister.
The news was as disagreeable to Fanny as it had been unexpected.
I hope I am not ungrateful, aunt," said Fanny modestly.
Now, don't be cross; and I 'll get mamma to let you have that horrid Ned Miller, that you are so fond of, come and make you a visit after Polly 's gone," said Fanny, hoping to soothe his ruffled feelings.
cried Fanny, with the impatient poke which is peculiarly aggravating to masculine dignity.
If I was the President, I 'd make a law to shut up all boys till they were grown; for they certainly are the most provoking toads in the world," said Fanny, as she watched the slouchy figure of her brother strolling down the street.
And Polly nodded at him in the most friendly manner, having politely refrained from calling the hair "red," the nose "a pug," and the cap "old," all of which facts Fanny had carefully impressed upon her memory.