Backside - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbæksaɪd|  American pronunciation of the word backside
Brit.  |bakˈsʌɪd|  British pronunciation of the word backside


- the side of an object that is opposite its front (syn: rear)
- the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on (syn: arse, ass, behind, bottom, bum, butt, buttocks, can, fanny, fundament, hindquarters, nates, posterior, prat, rear, rump, seat, stern, tail, tush)


...our backsides were sore after sitting on those hard benches for so long...

...Grandpa told us that when he was a kid, if he misbehaved at all, his father would tan his backside with a belt....

Word forms

singular: backside
plural: backsides
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