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The part of the body you sit on

bottom

noun

the part of your body that you sit on

backside

noun

the part of your body that you sit on

behind

noun

the part of your body that you sit on

rear

noun

the part of your body that you sit on

buttock

noun

one of the two round parts of your body that you sit on

cheek

noun

one of the two soft parts of your body that you sit on

rear end

noun

the part of your body that you sit on

posterior

noun

the part of your body that you sit on. A more usual word is bottom.

bum

noun

the part of your body that you sit on

arse

noun

your bottom

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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