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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. the hind part of the body of an animal, as the hindquarters of a quadruped or sacral of a bird.

    Category: Zoology

  2. a cut of beef from this part of the animal, behind the loin and above the round.

    Category: Cooking

  3. the buttocks.

    Category: Anatomy

  4. the remnant of a legislature, council, etc., after a majority of the members have resigned or been expelled.

    Category: Government

Origin of rump:

1375–1425; rumpe < Scand; cf. Dan, Norw, Sw rumpe rump, tail

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hindquarters, croup, croupe, rump(noun)

    the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks

  2. rump(noun)

    fleshy hindquarters; behind the loin and above the round

  3. 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?"


  1. rump(Noun)

    the hindquarters of an animal

  2. rump(Noun)

    a cut of meat from the rump

  3. rump(Noun)

    the buttocks

  4. rump(Noun)

    remnant, as in rump parliament

  5. Origin: From rumpe, from rumpr, from rump, ultimately from rumpō. Cognate with rumpur, rumpa, romp, Rumpf.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rump(noun)

    the end of the backbone of an animal, with the parts adjacent; the buttock or buttocks

  2. Rump(noun)

    among butchers, the piece of beef between the sirloin and the aitchbone piece. See Illust. of Beef

  3. Rump(noun)

    the hind or tail end; a fag-end; a remnant

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the hind part of an animal's body.

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