[ sit-uh-pon, -pawn ]
/ ˈsɪt əˌpɒn, -ˌpɔn /
a piece of waterproof fabric or other material carried by campers, hikers, etc., and used for sitting on wet surfaces.
Chiefly British Informal. the buttocks.
Origin of sit-upon
First recorded in 1835–45; noun use of verb phrase sit upon
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