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A person's buttocks.
- ‘That would, of course, be easier to say if there hadn't been two thinly veiled attempts to get me off my bahookie of late.’
- ‘Sure enough, I was soaked to my bahookie, as well as broken-hearted.’
- ‘We still loved Kylie; some of us loved her bahookie more than anything.’
1930s: probably a blend of behind and hough, + -ie.
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