One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person's buttocks.
buttocks, behind, backside, rear, rear end, seat, haunches, cheeksView synonyms
- ‘He then asked curiously why they always ended up having to go look for the ghosts and get chased while the other characters sat on their heinies.’
- ‘To this end, they plan a study where a group of objective observers rate the aesthetics of 500 adult heinies.’
- ‘Was the sight of my heinie offensive only to the female eye?’
1960s: alteration of hinder, variant of hind.
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