(chiefly british vulgar slang) The female genitals.
(informal) The buttocks.
(slang) The buttocks.
Other Word Forms
Origin of fanny
Perhaps fromFannya nickname forFrances
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Fanny Sentence Examples
He was a native of Berri, like herself, a stern but kindly taskmaster who treated her much as Dr Johnson treated Fanny Burney.
Portland was the birthplace of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Thomas Brackett Reed, Edward Preble and his nephew George Henry Preble, Mrs Parton ("Fanny Fern"), Nathaniel Parker Willis, Seargent Smith Prentiss and Neal Dow, and it was the home of William Pitt Fessenden, Theophilus Parsons and Simon Greenleaf.
He married Marie Anne Francoise (called Fanny) Mouchard, a woman of letters who had a celebrated salon.