fanny (2)

This page is about the slang term fanny (2)

British and Australian English vulgar!!


a woman's vagina

For example

  • When Americans go to Britain and say something about someone's "fanny", they're talking about the person's bottom, but British people are shocked because they think they're talking about something else.

This word is also used in American English, but in American English it means a person's bottom or backside. In order to avoid misunderstandings and embarrassment, it is best for non-native speakers to avoid using this word.


This is typically used in British and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

In American English and British or Australian English, the word "fanny" means

a. the same thing

b. two different things

c. a person's bottom

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Contributor: Matt Errey