private parts

plural noun

the external genital organs.

Origin of private parts

First recorded in 1765–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for private parts

genitalia, meat, pudenda

Examples from the Web for private parts

Historical Examples of private parts

  • If the slave of a patrician strikes the private-parts of the son of a patrician, they shall cut off his ear.

    Archology and the Bible

    George A. Barton

  • If a workingman strikes the private-parts of a workingman, he shall pay 10 shekels of silver.

    Archology and the Bible

    George A. Barton

British Dictionary definitions for private parts

private parts


pl n

euphemistic terms for genitals
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private parts in Medicine

private parts


The external organs of sex and excretion.
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