noun (plural fannies) Etymology: perhaps from Fanny, nickname of Frances Date: circa 1840 1. slang British vulva 2. buttocks

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  • fanny — ● fanny adjectif invariable (de Fanny, nom propre) Être fanny, à la pétanque, être battu sans avoir marqué un seul point. ● fanny (expressions) adjectif invariable (de Fanny, nom propre) Être fanny, à la pétanque, être battu sans avoir marqué un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • fanny — (n.) buttocks, 1920, American English, from earlier British meaning vulva (1879), perhaps from the name of John Cleland s heroine in the scandalous novel Fanny Hill or Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (1748). The fem. proper name is a dim. of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Fanny — Fanny, Abkürzung des Namens Franziska …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Fanny — f English: pet form of FRANCES (SEE Frances), sometimes used as an independent name in its own right. It was very popular in the 19th century, but is now rarely found, no doubt due to the vulgar sense of the vocabulary word that has been derived… …   First names dictionary

  • fanny — [n] buttocks ass, backside, behind*, bottom*, buns*, butt*, cheeks*, derriere, gluteus maximus, heinie*, hindquarters, posterior, rear end, rump*, seat*, tail; concept 392 …   New thesaurus

  • fanny — ► NOUN (pl. fannies) 1) Brit. vulgar slang a woman s genitals. 2) N. Amer. informal a person s bottom. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • fanny — ☆ fanny [fan′ē ] n. pl. fannies [< ? FAN1, vt. 7a] Slang the buttocks …   English World dictionary

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