One of the first, fanny Bullock Workman, was the daughter of a Massachusetts governor.
We learn that Rachel is a finalist for the part of fanny Brice in the revival of Funny Girl.
I know lots of people who jog with water bottles affixed to a fanny pack.
Um, a lot of your readers barely know who Keats was, let alone fanny Brawne—you must have been a pretty bookish sex crimes DA.
Now Nicki and her crew are rocking short shorts, kicks, and fanny packs.
"I found it, anyhow," said fanny, turning her head away from her companion.
fanny betrayed in her face the Italian origin of her father.
"Grab him, fanny; he's as strong as a young bear," he cried.
And Miss fanny will do any kind of work for us if we will give her flowers.
And there fanny sat gazing on the half-sovereign, as if she was half stupefied.
"buttocks," 1920, American English, from earlier British meaning "vulva" (1879), perhaps from the name of John Cleland's heroine in the scandalous novel "Fanny Hill or Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure" (1748). The fem. proper name is a diminutive of Frances. The genital sense is still the primary one outside U.S., but is not current in American English, a difference which can have consequences when U.S. TV programs and movies air in Britain.
The buttocks; rump; ass: I can hardly sit down, my fanny is so sore
[1920+; fr earlier British fanny, ''vulva,'' perhaps fr John Cleland's 18th-century heroine Fanny Hill]