the rear or back part or view of an object, person, scene, etc.; that part which is opposite the front.
rump; buttocks.

Origin of backside

1350–1400; Middle English back syde; see back1, side1; compare Old English bæce backside Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for backside

rump, posterior, butt, buttocks, bottom, behind, seat, tail, tush, fanny, rear

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the back of something
(ˈbækˌsaɪd) informal the buttocks
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Word Origin and History for backside

c.1400, from back (adj.) + side (n.). In the specific sense of "rump, buttocks" it is first recorded c.1500.

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