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buttock Line breaks: but|tock
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌtək/

Definition of buttock in English:


Either of the two round fleshy parts of the human body that form the bottom.
Example sentences
  • This time I manage to land with my entire body weight centered on my right buttock.
  • He was suffering pain at the base of his buttock and also behind his knees, mainly on the right.
  • Standing in an upright position, hold on to a chair for support, then extend your left leg straight behind you until you feel your buttock tighten.
British bottom;
informalsit-upon, stern, BTM, tochus
British informalbum, botty, prat, jacksie
Scottish informalbahookie
North American informalbutt, fanny, tush, tushie, tail, duff, buns, booty, caboose, heinie, patootie, keister, tuchis, bazoo, bippy
West Indian informalbatty
black Englishrass, rusty dusty
British vulgar slangarse, clunge
North American vulgar slangass


Old English buttuc, probably from the base of butt3 + -ock.

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