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anal

adjective uk   us   /ˈeɪ.nəl/

anal adjective (BODY PART)

relating to the anus (= the opening at end of the intestines through which solid waste leaves the body): the anal passage/sphincter anal sex

anal adjective (MENTAL STATE)

informal →  anally retentive : his anal fondness for filing
anally
adverb uk   us   /-i/
Translations of “anal”
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體部位, 肛門的…
in Russian анальный…
in Turkish anüs ile ilgili, anal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体部位, 肛门的…
in Polish odbytniczy…
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