Definition of nates in English:


Syllabification: na·tes
Pronunciation: /ˈnāˌtēz


  • The buttocks.
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    • He removed a tumor ‘from the nates of a little girl that would startle the surgeons in this part of the world with all their tact and science.’
    • He explained that according to Shankara the sutra says the two eyes of Pundarika are like two lotuses which are red like the nates of a monkey.
    • Alli clutched her nates in her hands even though the slaps were barely stinging.


late 17th century: Latin, plural of natis 'buttock, rump'.

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