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heinie

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[hahy-nee]
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noun Older Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
  1. a contemptuous term used to refer to a German, especially a German soldier in World War I or II.
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Origin of heinie

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1900–05; partly Anglicized form of German Heine, familiar variant of Heinrich ‘Henry’; see -ie

heinie

2

or hi·ney

[hahy-nee]
noun Slang.
  1. the buttocks.
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Origin of heinie

2
1935–40; alteration of hinder2;see -ie
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Related Words for heinie

ass, posterior, buttocks, bottom, seat, can, keister, fanny, rear, cheeks, behind, backside, derriere, butt, tail, rump, hindquarters, heinie

Examples from the Web for heinie

Historical Examples of heinie

  • We were put there for the purpose of announcing "Heinie" if he should call again.

    What the "Boys" Did Over There

    Various

  • The boys started to fall and all that was heard was, "I'm hit," or "Heinie got me."

  • And Heinie with fingernails growing where his collar button should be?

    The Hell Ship

    Raymond Alfred Palmer

  • But that grinning, simple-looking Heinie may not be as foolish as he appears.

  • Thought yours could hop further than my little Heinie, didn't you?

    Hallowe'en at Merryvale

    Alice Hale Burnett


Word Origin and History for heinie

Heinie

n.

also Heine, as a typical name of a German man, 1904, North American slang, from pet form of common German masc. proper name Heinrich (see Henry). Brought to Europe in World War I by Canadian soldiers (British soldiers called the adversary Fritz).

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n.

slang for "the buttocks," by 1930s, probably a contraction of hind end.

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