sit-upon

[ sit-uh-pon, -pawn ]
/ ˈsɪt əˌpɒn, -ˌpɔn /

noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. sit-down money,
  2. sit-down strike,
  3. sit-in,
  4. sit-ins,
  5. sit-up,
  6. sita,
  7. sitar,
  8. sitatunga,
  9. sitcom,
  10. site

Origin of sit-upon

First recorded in 1835–45; noun use of verb phrase sit upon

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