Definition of hindquarters in English:


Syllabification: hind·quar·ters
Pronunciation: /ˈhīn(d)ˌkwôrtərz


  • The hind legs and adjoining parts of a quadruped.
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    • See, the front half of the horse was simply white with black spots on its dappled middle, and her hindquarters and hind legs were jet black.
    • The leopard braced for the charge, tail twitching, snarling, head low, outstretched forepaws, hindquarters arched.
    • Most people admire a dog that works with its head low to the ground, with its hindquarters high and its tail tucked between its hind legs.

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