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Synonyms of posterior in English:


  • 1 the posterior part of the skull
    [Antonyms] anterior, front
  • 2 formal a date posterior to the first Reform Bill
    later than, subsequent to, following, succeeding, after
    [Antonyms] previous
  • noun

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  • humorous her plump posterior
    British bottom;
    informalsit-upon, stern, BTM, tochus
    British informalbum, botty, prat, jacksie
    Scottish informalbahookie
    North American informalbutt, fanny, tush, tushie, tail, duff, buns, booty, caboose, heinie, patootie, keister, tuchis, bazoo, bippy
    West Indian informalbatty
    black Englishrass, rusty dusty
    British vulgar slangarse, clunge
    North American vulgar slangass
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