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mooning

noun [U] uk   /ˈmuː.nɪŋ/ informal us  
the act of showing your naked bottom in public as a joke or as a protest
Translations of “mooning”
in Chinese (Traditional) (為開玩笑或抗議)亮出光屁股…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为开玩笑或抗议)亮出光屁股…
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