Definition of 'hind'
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The dog struggles free and when the kangaroo rises on to its hind legs the man hits it on the nose. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No official measurement is recorded but he could be as tall on his hind legs as world record holder Zeus. The Sun (2016)It was a hind leg. The Sun (2016)My shoulders are also strong and well shaped which means I can use the power in my hind legs to lift my front end effortlessly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Note the stud hole in the outside edge of the hind shoe. Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)He just caught his hind foot and that was that. The Sun (2012)With the hind legs you need to run your hand down the inside of the leg. Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)It often stands on its hind legs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For swimming it paddled with both front and hind limbs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They were bullies forcing their wills on slabs of bacon and hind quarters of beef. Christianity Today (2000)It has two powerful hind legs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The German shepherd stood up on his hind legs and looked me in the face. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sir, a woman playing football is like a dog walking on its hind legs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He sits, lies down and stands on his hind legs. The Sun (2013)And it just looks sad - like a dog walking on its hind legs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The best cuts are the hind legs and the loin, which are sometimes cut as one piece to make a baron. Food Watch (1994)He said that the car'looked like a dachshund sitting up on its hind legs '. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This lone polar bear bemused tourists on a cruise through Svalbard in the Arctic by standing on its hind legs and appearing to wave. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When foraging they walk slowly on all four limbs, but when alarmed, hop on their hind limbs with a very bouncy gait. Animals of the World (1993)Once he gave me a free free-range chicken which had lost both its hind legs, but other than that was in pretty good nick. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When a rodent wakes up, it will often scratch behind the ears with a hind foot, as those who have kept rodents well know. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The day I visited, a female crocodile was sweeping sand away with her hind legs to make a hole for eggs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'hind'
British English: hind ADJECTIVE
An animal's hind legs are at the back of its body.
Suddenly the cow kicked up its hind legs.
Definition of hind from the Collins English Dictionary
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