The posterior metaphor clicked, and she began rapping about being “no size 2.”
As one story goes, Bianca Jagger, impressed, once made a plaster cast of Mara's posterior.
I generally remember school physical education, PE, as a being a pain in the posterior.
1530s, "later," from Latin posterior "after, later, behind," comparative of posterus "coming after, subsequent," from post "after" (see post-). Meaning "situated behind" is from 1630s.
"buttocks," euphemistic, 1610s, from posterior (adj.). Earlier it meant "those who come after, posterity" (1530s). Cf. Lithuanian pasturas "the last, the hindmost," from pas "at, by."
posterior pos·te·ri·or (pŏ-stēr'ē-ər, pō-)
Located behind a part or toward the rear of a structure.
Relating to the caudal end of the body in quadrupeds or the dorsal side in humans.
Near the tail or caudal end of certain embryos.