One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A person's buttocks.
buttocks, behind, backside, rear, rear end, seat, haunches, cheeksView synonyms
- ‘Maybe his new book will persuade experts (and mainstream journalists) to sit their keisters down in those chairs and see what actually goes on in those schools.’
- ‘Well, all of ya'll sittin’ around on your keisters, you're irking me if you're not taking advantage of our National Parks.’
- ‘You'll rest your tired keister at night in some of the Alps most inviting resorts and inns.’
- ‘In a memo from 1983, Roberts complains about how newspaper columnists focused on Ronald Reagan's memorable use of the word keister.’
- ‘It's an all-natural blend of minerals, herbs and oils to soothe your keister and make it kissably fresh.’
- ‘There are also a surprising number of people who wouldn't recognize a joke if it walked up and slapped them on the keister.’
- ‘My new friends over to my right have keesters firmly planted in their seats as well and are disgusted at all the clueless theatre minions shouting, ‘Bravo!’’
- ‘Those of you wandering around the base better get your keisters down there.’
- ‘We can bring about this massive transfer of power from the government to the people, but only if you'll get off your keesters and help us out!’
- ‘We're using a traditional sedentary medium, the Internet, to get you off your keister to participate.’
- ‘All they gotta do is git off their lazy keesters and earn their own keep.’
- ‘At the very least the company made sure all our keisters were comfortable with thick foamy pads while watching the show.’
- ‘Unfortunately, the company decided that after the Christmas rush, there was no need for all the extra people they took on, so your old pal Jean was out on her keister!’
- ‘Atlanta players who attempted to show assertive self-dignity were silenced or knocked on their keisters.’
- ‘It's difficult to get off our keesters and do something about it.’
- ‘Sarita meets up with the kid and they haul their keesters to the abandoned house with the dino in pursuit.’
- ‘They are our mind's way of telling us that something is wrong and we need to get off our keesters to fix it.’
- ‘So they worked their keesters off, got into the wholesale business, and began a catering division.’
- ‘Fine, get off your keister and do something about it.’
2dated A suitcase, bag, or box for carrying possessions or merchandise.
Late 19th century (in keister (sense 2)): of unknown origin.
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