tushy

[too sh-ee]

noun, plural tush·ies.


tushie

or tush·y

[too sh-ee]

noun Slang.

the buttocks.

Origin of tushie

1960–65, Americanism; apparently alteration of Yiddish tokhes tokus, with -sh- substituted for -kh-; see -y2
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Word Origin and History for tushy
n.

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

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