rear end

[ reer-end ]SEE DEFINITION OF rear end

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REAR END

The head (J) of a screw projects from the base at its rear end.

"Step lively, please," the conductor cried from the rear end.

In the rear end of their wagon was a butter firkin and a number of packages.

His office was a small room at the rear end of the building.

The window at the rear end of it overlooked the roof of the back kitchen.

Then he hurried back to the tent and crawled under the rear end.

Nadalispang ug nadakdak, He slipped and fell on his rear end.

So I swung off the rear end of the car, and it moved on through the storm.

Purchase or make a propeller blade and attach it to the rear end of the shaft.

An opening is cut in the rear end, as shown, also a hole, 5 in.

WORD ORIGIN

"buttocks," 1937, from rear (adj.) + end (n.). As a verb, "to collide (with another vehicle) from behind," from 1976. Related: Rear-ended; rear-ending.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR REAR END

seat

nounrear end of animate being
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