Heinie also Heine, as a typical name of a German man, 1904, N.Amer. slang, from pet form of common German masc. proper name Heinrich (see HENRY (Cf. Henry)). Brought to Europe in World War I by Canadian soldiers (British soldiers called the adversary Fritz).

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  • Heinie — may refer to:*A slang term for Buttocks (also spelled hiney) *A derogatory term used for German soldiers that originated in World War I, short for Heinrich *A crewcut haircut (from the stereotypical German soldier s haircut) *Heineken Brewery, a… …   Wikipedia

  • heinie — hei nie (h[imac] n[=e]), n. The buttocks; a word used with children. [slang] Syn: ass, butt, buttocks, rear end, derriere, rump, behind. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heinie — slang for the buttocks, by 1930s, probably a contraction of hind end …   Etymology dictionary

  • heinie — [hī′nē] n. [prob. < HINDER2 + IE] Slang the buttocks …   English World dictionary

  • heinie — n American the backside, buttocks. A coy diminu tive of hind(quarters) or behind, although spelt as if it were Yiddish. The term is innocuous enough to be used by mothers and children. He hit me daddy and then he kicked me in the heinie. (Date… …   Contemporary slang

  • heinie —    American    the anus    The progression from the familiar form of the German name Heinz to any German, and then to this anatomical vulgarism, is unclear:     There was always a certain tone Edgar took on. Like he d gotten some icy fluorocarbon …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • heinie — n. the buttocks. □ He fell down flat on his heinie …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • heinie — noun Etymology: alteration of 2hinder Date: 1921 slang buttocks …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heinie — heinie1 /huy nee/, n. Slang (disparaging and offensive). a German, esp. a German soldier of World War I. [1900 05; partly Anglicized form of G Heine, familiar var. of HEINRICH Henry; see IE] heinie2 /huy nee/, n. Slang. the buttocks. [1935 40;… …   Universalium

  • Heinie — noun A German, especially a German soldier …   Wiktionary

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