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NOUN (1)

1. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on;
- Example: "he deserves a good kick in the butt"
- Example: "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
[syn: buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nates \Na"tes\, n. pl. [L., the buttocks.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The buttocks. (b) The two anterior of the four lobes on the dorsal side of the midbrain of most mammals; the anterior optic lobes. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) The umbones of a bivalve shell. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

nates n 1: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?" [syn: buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass]