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derrière Line breaks: der|rière
Pronunciation: /ˌdɛrɪˈɛː/

Definition of derrière in English:


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.


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

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