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derrière

Syllabification: der·ri·ère
Pronunciation: /ˌderēˈer
 
/

Definition of derrière in English:

noun

informal
Euphemistic term for a person’s buttocks.
Example sentences
  • Over-excited Eurosceptics accuse the team of protecting their own well-cushioned derrières.
  • Unfortunately the sizes are small, smaller and smallest so I have to do a lot of size altering as I'm a woman blessed with a wide derrière and ample chests.
  • They just wanted to hear the detailed dimensions of her derrière.

Origin

late 18th century: French, literally 'behind'.

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