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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The part of a quadruped that corresponds to the human buttocks; The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on.

Usage examples (34)
  • There were sores all over his body, but his hindquarters were the worst.
  • - Injury or fracture in the pelvis or hindquarters.
  • "Why, there's the whole hindquarters of a pig here."
  • Probably each motion inflamed his hindquarters more. for more
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