Definitions for behind

Definitions for (noun) behind

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

Definition: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

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

Definitions for (adj) behind

Main entry: behind

Definition: having the lower score or lagging position in a contest

Usage: behind by two points; the 8th inning found the home team trailing

Definitions for (adv) behind

Main entry: behind

Definition: in or to or toward the rear

Usage: he followed behind; seen from behind, the house is more imposing than it is from the front; the final runners were far behind

Main entry: behind

Definition: remaining in a place or condition that has been left or departed from

Usage: when he died he left much unfinished work behind; left a large family behind; the children left their books behind; he took off with a squeal of tires and left the other cars far behind

Main entry: behind, behindhand, in arrears

Definition: in debt

Usage: he fell behind with his mortgage payments; a month behind in the rent; a company that has been run behindhand for years; in arrears with their utility bills

Main entry: behind

Definition: in or into an inferior position

Usage: fell behind in his studies; their business was lagging behind in the competition for customers

Main entry: behind, slow

Definition: of timepieces

Usage: the clock is almost an hour slow; my watch is running behind

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