Definition of Hindquarters

1. Noun. The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on. "Are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"

Exact synonyms: Arse, Ass, Backside, Behind, Bottom, Bum, Buns, Butt, Buttocks, Can, Derriere, Fanny, Fundament, Hind End, Keister, Nates, Posterior, Prat, Rear, Rear End, Rump, Seat, Stern, Tail, Tail End, Tooshie, Tush
Generic synonyms: Body Part
Group relationships: Body, Torso, Trunk
Derivative terms: Posterior



2. Noun. The part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks.
Exact synonyms: Croup, Croupe, Rump
Group relationships: Bird, Quadruped
Specialized synonyms: Haunch
Generic synonyms: Body Part

Definition of Hindquarters

1. Noun. (plural of hindquarter) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hindquarters

1. hindquarter [n] - See also: hindquarter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hindquarters

hindfoot
hindgut
hindguts
hindhead
hindheads
hindleg
hindlegs
hindleys screw
hindlimb
hindlimb suspension
hindlimbs
hindmilk
hindquarter
hindquarter amputation
hindquarters (current term)
hindrance
hindrances
hindraunce
hindre
hinds
hindshank
hindshanks
hindsight
hindsight is 20/20
hindsightly
hindsights
hinduism
hindward
hindwater

Literary usage of Hindquarters

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sheep Diseases by Eustace Thurman Baker (1916)
"... buck with entire hindquarters and flank affected. The discolored area is due to dip stain from hand dressing. US Dept. Agr. Bui. ..."

2. Archaic Corinthian Pottery and the Anaploga Well by Darrell Arlynn Amyx, Patricia Lawrence (1975)
"These may be the hindquarters of the horses at right on a. (c) (CP-2639). ... (possibly the same animal as the ruminant whose hindquarters appear on a). ..."

3. Instruction for Field Artillery by United States War Dept (1863)
"Observe, therefore, to begin with the currycomb on the near hindquarters and ... The skin under the flank and between the hindquarters must be free from ..."

4. Hellenistic Relief Molds from the Athenian Agora by Clairève Grandjouan (1989)
"CATALOGUE forepaw, curve of ribs, most of hindquarters preserved. ... hindquarters of predator moving left and down. 72. Predator PI. 18 T 1842; О 20:3, ..."

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