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noun rear pronunciation in American English /rɪr/
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  1. 1

    the rear

    the part of a place or thing that is at the back
    at the rear:

    The main entrance is at the rear.

    rear of:

    the rear of the bus/house/procession

  2. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] informal the part of your body that you sit on

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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