Meaning of nates in English:

nates

plural noun

Anatomy
  • The buttocks.

    • ‘He removed a tumor ‘from the nates of a little girl that would startle the surgeons in this part of the world with all their tact and science.’’
    • ‘He explained that according to Shankara the sutra says the two eyes of Pundarika are like two lotuses which are red like the nates of a monkey.’
    • ‘Alli clutched her nates in her hands even though the slaps were barely stinging.’
    buttocks, behind, backside, bottom, rear, rear end, seat, haunches, cheeks

Origin

Late 17th century Latin, plural of natis ‘buttock, rump’.

Pronunciation

nates

/ˈneɪtiːz/