private parts


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private parts

pl.n.
The external organs of sex and excretion.
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private parts

(ˈpraɪvɪts) or

privates

pl n
(Anatomy) euphemistic terms for genitals
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pri′vate parts′


n.pl.
the external genital organs.
[1765–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.
private parts - external sex organ      
reproductive organ, sex organ - any organ involved in sexual reproduction
pudendum - human external genital organs collectively especially of a female
female genital organ, female genitalia, female genitals, fanny - external female sex organs; "in England `fanny' is vulgar slang for female genitals"
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private parts

plural noun genitals, privates (informal), groin, crotch, genitalia, sexual organs, naughty bits (informal), dangly bits (informal), pudenda He bared his private parts on TV.
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Translations

private parts

npl (euph) → parti fpl intime
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References in classic literature ?
Adamas then sought shelter under cover of his men, but Meriones followed after and hit him with a spear midway between the private parts and the navel, where a wound is particualrly painful to wretched mortals.
There he opened his safe, took from the most private part of it a document endorsed on the envelope as Dr.
These lodgings were in an entresol of the Place Royale, a perfectly reputable and private part of the town, and in many respects were highly eligible.
This movement brought his head down to the level of the glazed end of the after skylight--the lighted skylight of the most private part of the saloon, consecrated to the exclusiveness of Captain Anthony's married life; the part, let me remind you, cut off from the rest of that forbidden space by a pair of heavy curtains.
'Well,' thought I, 'these Colonials do take the cake for hospitality!' And, still marvelling, I let him lead me into the private part of the bank.
TV STARS Jamie Laing and Francis Boulle's debut UK tour, Private Parts Live, based on their hit podcast of the same name, is coming to Loughborough this weekend.