Definition of fanny in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈfani

noun (plural fannies)

  • 1British vulgar slang A woman’s genitals.
  • 2North American informal A person’s buttocks.
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    • Marketing has to be ‘job one ‘he says, and the bottom line is ‘putting fannies in seats‘.
    • This is Elvis Presley, wiggling his fanny for posterity.
    • I gave him another shot of cough syrup and a pat on the fanny and sent him back out onto the Play-Doh-covered field.

verb (fannies, fannying, fannied)

[no object] (fanny about (or around)) British informal Back to top  
  • Mess around and waste time: they were fannying about in the street


late 19th century: of unknown origin.

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