hindquarters, croup, croupe, rump(noun)
the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
fleshy hindquarters; behind the loin and above the round
buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass(noun)
the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
"he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
the hindquarters of an animal
a cut of meat from the rump
remnant, as in rump parliament
Origin: From rumpe, from rumpr, from rump, ultimately from rumpō. Cognate with rumpur, rumpa, romp, Rumpf.
the end of the backbone of an animal, with the parts adjacent; the buttock or buttocks
among butchers, the piece of beef between the sirloin and the aitchbone piece. See Illust. of Beef
the hind or tail end; a fag-end; a remnant
Origin: [OE. rumpe; akin to D. romp trunk, body, LG. rump, G. rumpf, Dan. rumpe rump, Icel. rumpr, Sw. rumpa rump, tail.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rump, n. the end of the backbone of an animal with the parts adjacent.—n. Rum′per.—adj. Rump′-fed (Shak.), fattened in the rump, fat-bottomed.—adj. Rump′less, having no tail.—ns. Rump′-post, the share bone or pygostyle of a bird; Rump′-steak, steak cut from the thigh near the rump.—The rump, the remnant of the Long Parliament, after Col. Pryde's expulsion of about a hundred Presbyterian royalist members. [Ice. rumpr, Ger. rumpf, Dut. rumpe.]
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The numerical value of rump in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of rump in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The Houthis themselves are not yet well-trained enough to fire a missile like that. The skill and expertise needed to operate the missile and target an air base are probably only present in the rump of Saleh's army.
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- Gesäß, KruppeGerman
- posaderas, trasero, asentaderas, nalgas, rabadillaSpanish
- کپل, لمبر, سرینPersian
- pakarat, takamus, takapuoli, perä, paisti, peppuFinnish
- chiappe, deretano, groppa, culaccio, natiche, culatta, girello, sedereItalian
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