fanny

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fanny external female sex organs "in England `fanny' is vulgar slang for female genitals"
    • n fanny the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on "he deserves a good kick in the butt","are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
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Usage

In literature:

All dead 'cept Fannie.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Poor, innocent, unsuspecting Fanny!
"Venus in Boston;" by George Thompson
We now beheld the Curate, Chartress's female accomplice, Fanny, and the vicious waggoner, all standing in a row, across the stage.
"Rambles Beyond Railways;" by Wilkie Collins
She was a great beauty, bearing a striking resemblance to Fanny Kemble, and was remarkable for her strong intellect.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
All the children but young Fanny were sent away to school.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7" by Various
Laura and Fanny came one Saturday to spend the day with their Grandmamma.
"Aunt Fanny's Story-Book for Little Boys and Girls" by Frances Elizabeth Barrow
It is written by 'Aunt Fanny.
"The Fairy Nightcaps" by Frances Elizabeth Barrow
Fanny's function had been to keep house and prepare the evening meal, but the old clo'-woman's objection to her marriage was not selfish.
"Ghetto Comedies" by Israel Zangwill
The name took in the household, and though Fannie called him "Boney," Boneset was his real name.
"Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad" by Various
She found Fanny much more agreeable to her.
"The Fairchild Family" by Mary Martha Sherwood
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In poetry:

Far hath lovely Fanny flown,
O'er the mountains, o'er the sea;
All our peace with her hath gone,
We are wed to misery.
"Lines - II" by James Avis Bartley
And must thou go, and must we part?
Yes, Fate decrees, and I submit;
The pang that rends in twain my heart,
Oh, Fanny, dost thou share in it?
"Fragments" by Henry Kirke White
Fanny! were all the world like thee,
How cheerly then this life would glide,
Dear emblem of Fidelity!
Long may'st thou grace thy master's side.
"To my Spaniel Fanny" by Thomas Gent
Well, Fanny, I woon't zay noo mwore, my dear.
Let's meäke it up. Come, wipe off thik there tear.
Let's goo an' zit o' top o' theäse here stile,
An' rest, an' look about a little while.
"Eclogue:--A Bit O’ Sly Coorten" by William Barnes
'Twas Lucy, though only in simple white clad,
(Nor trimmings, nor laces, nor jewels, she had,)
Whose cheerful good-nature delighted them more
Than Fanny and all the fine garments she wore.
"Finery" by Ann Taylor
An' zoo smile, happy maïdens! vor every feäce,
As the zummers do come, an' the years do roll by,
Will soon sadden, or goo vur away vrom the pleäce,
Or else, lik' my Fanny, will wither an' die.
"Evenèn, An’ Maidens Out At Door" by William Barnes

In news:

The sign on Fannie Mae Duncan's legendary Colorado Avenue establishment was simple and to the point: " Everybody Welcome.".
With generous new guidelines from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac likely to stimulate large numbers of short sales by underwater homeowners, what impact can these sellers expect to see on their credit scores.
Fannie Mae 's Line In The Sand.
The federal government yesterday took control of mortgage giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae in a dramatic attempt to shore up the nation's weakened housing market.
Homeowners can visit www.knowyouroptions.com for resources on how to prevent foreclosure, including contact information for Fannie Mae 's 12 Mortgage Help Centers located across the country.
Montgomery County considers lawsuit against Fannie Mae , Freddie Mac.
Fannie Mae 's Economic & Strategic Research Group reports that ince its low point in 2009, U.S.
Fannie Mae Pushes Force-Placed Insurance Reform.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac provide added help to homeowners hit by Superstorm Sandy.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are expanding their assistance to borrowers whose homes were damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mortgage giant Fannie Mae earned $1.8 billion from July through September, helped by an improving housing market that has lifted home prices.
WASHINGTON — Mortgage giant Fannie Mae earned $1.8 billion from July through September, helped by an improving housing market that has lifted home prices.
WASHINGTON—Mortgage giant Fannie Mae earned $1.8 billion from July through September, helped by an improving housing market that has lifted home prices.
Fannie Mae earns $1.8 billion in third quarter.
Fannie Mae 's total loss reserves fell to $66.9 billion in the quarter, down from $76.9 billion at the end of 2011, which the company said was likely the peak for loss reserves.
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In science:

AMC is supported by the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation.
An example of the difference between quantum and classical random walks
Acknowledgements. I thank Jeff Danciger, Fran¸cois Gu´eritaud, and Fanny Kassel for many helpful conversations, and especially for sharing their results with me.
Crooked surfaces and anti-de Sitter geometry
This work was supported in part by a Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellowship.
A Simple Passive Scalar Advection-Diffusion Model
MSS gratefully acknowledges the support of the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation.
A test of non-equilibrium thermodynamics in glassy systems: the soft-sphere case
We thank Fanny Godet and Bernhard Beckermann for drawing our attention to the problem considered in this paper.
Norms of Toeplitz Matrices with Fisher-Hartwig Symbols
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