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[taw-khuh s, too kh-uh s] /ˌtɔ xəs, ˈtʊx əs/
noun, Slang.
the buttocks.
Also, tochis, tuchis.
Origin of tokus
1910-15, Americanism; < Yiddish tokhes < Hebrew taḥath under Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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tear into

verb phrase

  1. To attack, criticize, or scold severely: tore into him for losing the keys
  2. To start eating voraciously: tore into that steak after the hike
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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