What is another word for haunches?

76 synonyms found


[ hˈɔːnt͡ʃɪz], [ hˈɔːnt‍ʃɪz], [ h_ˈɔː_n_tʃ_ɪ_z]

Haunches are the hindquarters of an animal or a human body. Synonyms for the word "haunches" include buttocks, tail end, rump, hind end, hindquarters, posterior, glutes, bottom, and derriere. These words are often used interchangeably, although some may have a more formal or informal connotation than others. Buttocks and posterior are more formal synonyms that are commonly used in medical or technical contexts, while rump and hindquarters are more informal and commonly used to describe farm or domestic animals. Glutes and derriere are more colloquial synonyms and are commonly used in a more casual or playful context.

How to use "Haunches" in context?

Haunches are a common body type that is characterized by a lower than average waistline. Average haunches sit just BELOW the natural waistline. They can also be referred to as "apple" or "potato" haunches since they are generally more round or bloated at the bottom than in the middle. Haunches can be caused by a number of factors, including excess fat around the abdomen, genetics, and dietary choices.

While haunches are often considered unflattering, there are ways to rock them with the right clothing and styling.

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