Synonyms of posterior in English:



  • 1 the posterior part of the skull
    rear, hind, back, hinder, rearward
    technical dorsal, caudal, posticous
    [Antonyms] anterior front
  • 2 formal a date posterior to the first Reform Bill
    later than, subsequent to, following, succeeding, after
    [Antonyms] previous
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  • humorous her plump posterior
    buttocks, behind, backside, rear, rear end, rump, seat, haunches, hindquarters, cheeks; Britishbottom; Frenchderrière; GermanSitzfleisch
    informal sit-upon, stern, BTM, tochus
    British informal bum, botty, prat, jacksie
    Scottish informal bahookie
    North American informal butt, fanny, tush, tushie, tail, duff, buns, booty, caboose, heinie, patootie, keister, tuchis, bazoo, bippy
    West Indian informal batty
    black English rass, rusty dusty
    British vulgar slang arse, clunge
    North American vulgar slang ass
    technical nates
    humorous fundament
    archaic breech
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