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  Definition of stern
  1. the rear part of a ship
  2. 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?"
  3. United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
  4. severe and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"
  5. of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face"
  6. not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty; "grim determination"; "grim necessity"; "Russia''s final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty"; "relentless persecution"; "the stern demands of parenthood"
Similar Words: after part, quarter, poop, tail, buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, seat, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, Stern, Isaac Stern, strict, exacting, austere, grim, inexorable, relentless, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting

 

Part Meronyms: ship, torso, trunk, body

 

Anagrams: Ernst

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 船尾 and 嚴厲   Dutch: achtersteven and streng  
Finnish: kova and perä   French: poupe and sévère  
German: Heck and streng   Greek: πρύμνη and αυστηρός  
Italian: poppa and severo   Japanese: 船尾 and 厳格な  
Korean: 선미   Latin: puppis and severus  
Polish: rufa   Portuguese: popa and severo  
Russian: корма and строгий   Spanish: popa and severo  
Telugu: కఠినమైన  
 
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