[der-ee-air; French de-ryer]
the buttocks; rump.
Also, derriere.

1765–75; < French (preposition, noun); Old French deriere < Vulgar Latin *dē retrō, for Latin retrō towards the rear, backwards; cf. arrear Unabridged
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derrière (ˌdɛrɪˈɛə, French dɛrjɛr)
euphemistic the buttocks
[C18: literally: behind (prep), from Old French deriere, from Latin dē retrō from the back]

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Word Origin & History

1774, from Fr. derrière "back part, rear," originally an adv., "behind," from L.L. deretro, from L. de "from" + retro "back."
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Example sentences
But anyway, you get one shot a month in your derriere and for the next month you go through varying stages of menopause.
One second she is in full stride, the next she is sliding on her derriere.
As for high-heels, they hoist the derrière and make the gait more feminine and physically attractive.
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