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hind·quar·ter

 (hīnd′kwôr′tər)
n.
1. The posterior portion of a side of beef, lamb, veal, or mutton, including a hind leg and one or two ribs.
2. hindquarters The posterior part of a quadruped, adjacent to the hind legs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hindquarters - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit onhindquarters - 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.hindquarters - the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttockshindquarters - the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
bird - warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
quadruped - an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking
haunch - the loin and leg of a quadruped
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Translations
عُصْعُص
zadek
bagdel
hátsó fertály
afturpartur
užpakalinė kūno dalis
gurnu daļa

hindquarters

[ˈhaɪndˌkwɔːtəz] NPLcuartos mpl traseros

hindquarters

[ˈhaɪndkwɔːrrz] npl [animal] → arrière-train m

hindquarters

[ˈhaɪndˌkwɔːtəz] npl (Zool) → posteriore msg

hindquarters

(ˈhaindkwoːtəz) noun plural
(of an animal) the back legs and the part of the body above them. I think our dog has injured its hindquarters – it is limping.
References in classic literature ?
Karay finished scratching his hindquarters and, cocking his ears, got up with quivering tail from which tufts of matted hair hung down.
The reddish Lyubim rushed forward from behind Milka, sprang impetuously at the wolf, and seized it by its hindquarters, but immediately jumped aside in terror.
Scarce had he settled himself to a comfortable position, his lithe, muscular legs drawn well up beneath him as the panther draws his hindquarters in preparation for the spring, than Bara, the deer, came daintily down to drink.
With his crude stone knife he cut a juicy steak from the hindquarters, and while the great lion paced, growling, back and forth below him, Lord Greystoke filled his savage belly, nor ever in the choicest of his exclusive London clubs had a meal tasted more palatable.
And Michael was in an ecstasy, bracing his hindquarters to one side or the other against the caressing fingers.
But the people, so often as it joined them, saw on their hindquarters the old feudal coats of arms, and deserted with loud and irreverent laughter.
The drooping of the hindquarters would almost make me doubt the purity of its German breed, and I think there is English blood in him.
"There's no harm in a kick in the hindquarters when your belly's full," said Captain Nichols, "and personally I never take it in bad part.
"My dear papa, I sent the whole hindquarter. I knew you would wish it.
Colo's long tail and powerful hindquarters enables her to make long jumps.
For this recipe, we wet cured a pair of bobcat hindquarters in the refrigerator for four days and then smoked them with a sweet and salty glaze based on honey and soy sauce.
The bovine chosen to be trained as a draft animal, or ox, should have short, strong legs and shoulders and a broad chest, as well as wide, thick hindquarters. It should be large enough and strong enough to deliver the power it will need to handle the anticipated load.