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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
der•ri•ère or der•ri•ere /ˌdɛriˈɛr/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Foreign Termsthe buttocks;
    rump.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
der•ri•ère  (der′ē âr; Fr. de ryer), 
n. 
  1. Foreign Termsthe buttocks;
    rump.
Also,der′ri•ere. 
Etymology:
  • Vulgar Latin *dē retrō, for Latin retrō towards the rear, backwards; compare arrear
  • French (preposition, noun, nominal); Old French deriere
  • 1765–75


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

derrière /ˌdɛrɪˈɛə; French: dɛrjɛr/ n
  1. euphemistic the buttocks
Etymology: 18th Century: literally: behind (prep), from Old French deriere, from Latin dē retrō from the back



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