Definition of haunches:
Synonyms for haunches:
can, nates, fundament, backside, butt, heinie, breech, duff, caboose, hams, rear, derriere, rump, posterior, booty, hunkers, cheeks, keister, behind, tail end, tail, rear end, tush, fanny, bum, bottom, buns, seat.
sides (part of speech: noun)
- "Warrior of the Dawn", Howard Carleton Browne.
- "Hunting with the Bow and Arrow", Saxton Pope.
The constable whistled, and the poor little animal, which had got lost from the farmer it had followed to town, came running into sight round the corner of the pork- house, and sat up on its haunches to look about.- "A Boy's Town", W. D. Howells.