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fanny Syllabification: fan·ny
Pronunciation: /ˈfanē/

Definition of fanny in English:

noun (plural fannies)

1North American informal A person’s buttocks.
Example sentences
  • 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.
2British vulgar slang A woman’s genitals.


Late 19th century: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with fanny

Annie, ca'canny, canny, cranny, Danny, granny, nanny, tranny
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