tush

Pronunciations

Definitions

  • n. Buttocks.

Example Sentences

  • "What a cute little tush you have!"

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • from Yiddish תּחת tókhes (see "tuches" entry)

    • Who Uses This

      • Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
      • Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).

      Alternative Spellings

      tushee

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