the rear or back part or view of an object, person, scene, etc.; that part which is opposite the front.
Vanity Wonder, 30, has had hundreds of butt and hip injections to achieve a more Kim Kardashian–like backside.
Illegal Butt Injections Are on the Rise and Women Are at Risk Lizzie Crocker, Caitlin Dickson October 12, 2012
While slips can hide VPL and your backside on a windy day, Spanx can help hide a lot more, like cellulite or a protruding tummy.
Kate Middleton’s “Bottomgate” Shows Why Women Still Need Slips Keli Goff May 27, 2014
The order that Gonzales made clear but not explicit was easy to interpret: Play ball or put your backside in the U-Haul.
Obama Buries ACORN Stanley Crouch October 20, 2008
Remember the outcry when Miley Cyrus bared just her back (let alone her backside) for Vanity Fair?
Pictures of Justin Bieber Naked Leak, and We Just Don’t Know How to Feel Kevin Fallon August 11, 2013
He said he still gets some pain “in my backside” and a couple of ibuprofen take care of that.
Rick Perry, Humbled by His ‘Oops,’ May Be Ready This Time Eleanor Clift June 22, 2014
He spent forty years in the house of Pharaoh, forty years “at the backside of the desert,” and forty years in the wilderness.
Notes on the Book of Deuteronomy, Volume II Charles Henry Mackintosh
Then you can see my backside too; there’s a bargain for you.
Dryden’s Works (8 of 18): Amphitryon; King Arthur; Cleomenes; Love Triumphant John Dryden
Dahn squats one on his backside an’ writes something in ‘igh words.
The Burning Spear John Galsworthy
They were quietly brought to the backside of the Tarras, to Scotland-ward.
Border Raids and Reivers Robert Borland
My backside might be in a swivelchair, but my soul would be right up here.
Greener Than You Think Ward Moore
the back of something
(informal) (ˈbækˌsaɪd). the buttocks
c.1400, from back (adj.) + side (n.). In the specific sense of “rump, buttocks” it is first recorded c.1500.
The buttocks; rump: slapped her on the backside
a sight on a previously occupied instrument station. (in leveling) the reading on a rod that is held on a point of known elevation, used in computing the elevation of the instrument. Historical Examples “Come quick,” he shouted, adjusting the backsight of a rifle. The Wings of the Morning Louis Tracy The tiny figures seen […]
to subject to backslapping. to engage in backslapping. a hearty slap on the back given as a token of affability or congratulation: The bridegroom received many a warm handshake and backslap.
the practice of making a loud and effusive display of friendliness, cordiality, etc., as by slapping persons on the back. to subject to backslapping. to engage in backslapping. a hearty slap on the back given as a token of affability or congratulation: The bridegroom received many a warm handshake and backslap. Contemporary Examples At the […]
a short oblique stroke (\), a backward slash, used in some computer operating systems to mark the division between a directory and a subdirectory or its folders, as in designating a path. noun a slash which slopes to the left \ n. 1982, new punctuation symbol introduced for computer purposes, from back (adj.) + slash […]