Definition of Backside

1. Noun. The side of an object that is opposite its front. "His room was toward the rear of the hotel"

Exact synonyms: Back End, Rear
Specialized synonyms: Nape, Nucha, Scruff, Rearward
Generic synonyms: Face, Side
Antonyms: Front
Derivative terms: Rear

2. 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, Behind, Bottom, Bum, Buns, Butt, Buttocks, Can, Derriere, Fanny, Fundament, Hind End, Hindquarters, 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

Definition of Backside

1. n. The hinder part, posteriors, or rump of a person or animal.

Definition of Backside

1. Noun. The side of something that is opposite the front. ¹

2. Noun. The buttocks. ¹

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Definition of Backside

1. the hind part [n -S]

Medical Definition of Backside

1. The hinder part, posteriors, or rump of a person or animal. Backside (one word) was formerly used of the rear part or side of any thing or place, but in such senses is now two words. Origin: Back, a. + side. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Backside

backside (current term)
backside throw
backside throws

Literary usage of Backside

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

1. Historical Records of New South Wales by Frank Murcott Bladen (1892)
"... W® on the backside ; very small features. is Oct. Peter Hey wood, mid ; aged 17 years; 5 feet 7 inches high; fair complexion ; light-brown hair ..."

2. pennsylvania archives by Samuel Hazard, John Blair Linn, William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, George Edward Reed, Pennsylvania State Library, Thomas Lynch Montgomery, Gertrude MacKinney, Charles Francis Hoban (1877)
"Ordered that the Block House at Newcastle be remov'd and built m, the backside of the Town about the Middle of it, at or near the old block House wherein ..."

3. Records of the Borough of Nottingham: Being a Series of Extracts from the by Nottingham (England). (1900)
"... on the backside, Nottingham, near the ' Mault-Mill,' at Chapel-Bar, and containing 52 yards in length, part whereof was heretofore a 'garden-place,'and ..."

4. Records of the English Catholics of 1715: Compiled Wholly from Original by John Orlebar Payne (1889)
"... lighted and came into the backside, he said : ' Now for King James "... and this Informant further saith that Mr. James Singleton came on ye ..."

5. The Marriage, Baptismal, and Burial Registers of the Collegiate Church Or by Joseph Lemuel Chester (1876)
"17 Mrs. Amy Le Neve :l at the backside of the organ. 168f Feb. 1 Lady Mary Firebrace :* in the North Cloister. Feb. 4 Mary Firebrace, a child :3 in the same ..."

6. The Bible Word-book: A Glossary of Archaic Words and Phrases in the by William Aldis Wright, Jonathan Eastwood (1884)
"... is a bright backside: which a fastidious editor changed into How brave a prospect is a travers'd plain. ..."

7. A Supplement to the Two Volumes of the Second Edition of The Essay on the by John Bellenden Ker (1840)
"... qe to the lazy one, the way (road) is a sore backside; the consequence of travelling to the one who has never stirred from home is a sore rump, ..."

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