hindquarters
hindquarters hindquarters n. 1. the fleshy part of the human body at the back of the hip, on which a person sits; teh buttocks.

Syn: buttocks, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass. [WordNet 1.5]

2. the part of a quadruped that corresponds to the human buttocks.

Syn: croup, croupe, rump. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • hindquarters — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ the hind legs and adjoining parts of a four legged animal …   English terms dictionary

  • hindquarters — [[t]ha͟ɪndkwɔː(r)təz[/t]] also hind quarters N PLURAL: oft with poss The hindquarters of a four legged animal are its back part, including its two back legs …   English dictionary

  • hindquarters — hind|quar|ters [ˈhaındˌkwo:təz US ˌkwo:rtərz] n [plural] the back part of an animal with four legs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hindquarters — hind|quar|ters [ haınd,kwɔrtərz ] noun plural the back parts of an animal s body, including its back legs …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hindquarters — n. rear section of an animal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hindquarters — plural noun the hind legs and adjoining parts of a quadruped …   English new terms dictionary

  • hindquarters — noun (plural) the back part of an animal, including the back legs …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hindquarters — UK [ˈhaɪndˌkwɔː(r)tə(r)z] / US [ˈhaɪndˌkwɔrtərz] noun [plural] the back parts of an animal s body, including its back legs …   English dictionary

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