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 Dictionary entry overview: What does arse mean? 

ARSE (noun)
  The noun ARSE has 2 senses:

1. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
2. excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal

  Familiarity information: ARSE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ARSE (noun)


Sense 1arse [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Synonyms:

tush; hind end; hindquarters; keister; nates; posterior; prat; rear end; tooshie; fanny; derriere; behind; buttocks; arse; buns; ass; seat; backside; fundament; bottom; rump; tail end; stern; tail; rear; bum; butt; can

Context examples:

he deserves a good kick in the butt / are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

Hypernyms ("arse" is a kind of...):

body part (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

Holonyms ("arse" is a part of...):

body; torso; trunk (the body excluding the head and neck and limbs)


Sense 2arse [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Synonyms:

anus; arsehole; arse; asshole

Hypernyms ("arse" is a kind of...):

opening; orifice; porta (an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity)

Meronyms (parts of "arse"):

anal sphincter; musculus sphincter ani; sphincter ani (the sphincter muscle of the anus)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "arse"):

imperforate anus (a congenital defect of the anus; there is partial or complete obstruction of the anal opening)

Holonyms ("arse" is a part of...):

rectum (the terminal section of the alimentary canal; from the sigmoid flexure to the anus)


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