Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “backside”

See all translations

backside

noun [C] uk   /ˈbæk.saɪd/ informal us  

backside noun [C] (BODY)

the part of the body that you sit on: After cycling for the whole day, my backside was very sore.
Synonym

backside noun [C] (BACK PART)

Indian English the back part of something: On the backside of this building you will find a door. Do not write anything on the backside of your answer book.
Translations of “backside”
in Korean 엉덩이, 둔부…
in Arabic مَقْعَدة, مُؤخِّرة…
in Portuguese traseiro…
in Catalan cul…
in Japanese 尻…
in Italian sedere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 屁股,臀部…
in Russian зад…
in Turkish popo, kıç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 屁股…
in Polish pupa, tyłek…
(Definition of backside from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of backside?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “backside” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

juggernaut

a very large, heavy truck

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More