View definitions for hindquarters


adjective as in postern

noun as in back

noun as in buttocks

noun as in fanny

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Example Sentences

We soon found it too heavy to carry that way, so skinned it and hung up the foreparts and took the skin and hindquarters.

He stooped to examine the dead wolf, catching it by the tail and hoisting its hindquarters off the ground.

At this great oath the horse stood up on his fore-feet, and sat like a dog on his hindquarters.

He strained on the traces, exposing to them only his hindquarters, running well ahead, and keeping his throat safe.

But to-day he caught the edge of it, and he knew why Gray Wolf's ears flattened, and her hindquarters drooped.


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On this page you'll find 123 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hindquarters, such as: backside, extremity, hind, posterior, rear, and reverse.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.