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How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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  • back passage — noun 1. A passageway at or towards the rear of a building 2. The rectum (informal) • • • Main Entry: ↑back * * * ˌback ˈpassage 7 [back passage back passages] …   Useful english dictionary

  • back passage — back passages N COUNT People sometimes refer to their rectum as their back passage. [BRIT, INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • back passage — noun count BRITISH a person s RECTUM (=the part of your body where solid waste comes out), used for example by doctors to avoid embarrassing people …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • back passage — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms back passage : singular back passage plural back passages British an expression meaning a person s rectum (= the part of your body where solid waste comes out), used for example by doctors to avoid embarrassing …   English dictionary

  • back passage — noun a) The passage between two terraced houses leading between and the front and back gardens or yards. b) anus …   Wiktionary

  • back passage — /ˈbæk pæsɪdʒ/ (say bak pasij) noun the anal passage …   Australian English dictionary

  • back passage — noun Brit. euphemistic a person s rectum …   English new terms dictionary

  • back passage — noun (C) a word meaning anus (=the hole where food waste comes out of your body) used to avoid offending people …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • back passage — Noun. The rectum. Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • passage — n. accommodations 1) to book passage (on a ship) section 2) an obscure passage (in a text) way, channel 3) to clear; force a passage 4) a secret passage channel in the body 5) nasal passages 6) (BE) the back passage ( the rectum ) transition 7) a …   Combinatory dictionary

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