tushie

or tush·y

[too sh-ee]

Origin of tushie

1960–65, Americanism; apparently alteration of Yiddish tokhes tokus, with -sh- substituted for -kh-; see -y2

tushy

[too sh-ee]
noun, plural tush·ies.
  1. tushie.
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Word Origin and History for tushies

tushy

n.

also tushie, 1962, from tush (n.) + -y (3).

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