loins loins

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the lower part of the abdomen just above the external genital organs
  2. (n) the region of the hips and groin and lower abdomen

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Many centuries ago, its forefathers sprang from the loins of Chevalier de Bayard, that knight sans peur et sans reproche.
  2. The travelers were beset by piranhas; starvation; rapids; malaria; mutiny; Indians with poison-tipped arrows; and tiny Amazonian fish that attack the, um, loins.
  3. With its Kodachrome oranges and petrochemical sunsets, Happy Together looks as if it had been printed on ancient nitrate stock about to catch fire, like the loins of its heroes.

News

  1. Why The Collins Of The World Make Jenna And The Rest Of Us 'Awkward.' Gals Come Unhinged

    Hold us back. We admit it. Jenna ain't the only one -- ever since Collin blew into Palos Hills High School in a blaze of mysterious glory, we've fantasized about him, too. While we love ourselves some buff, douchemeister-turned-darling Matty McKibben, there is something about Collin that makes our loins yearn for a little somethin' extra from [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MTV

  2. Happy 50th Birthday, Johnny Depp: A Hotness Fugtrospective

    A lot of global loins are depressed today to know that Johnny Depp has turned 50, and if that’s true — and apparently it is — then the virtues of math mean that you, [insert your name here], are actually [insert decidedly non-virtuous math here].
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Go Fug Yourself

Quotes

  1. "Gird your loins," Biden told the crowd. "We're gonna win with your help, God willing, we're gonna win, but this is not gonna be an easy ride. This president, the next president, is gonna be left with the most significant task. It's like...
    on Oct 20, 2008 By: Joe Biden Source: ABC News

  2. "This prime minister and federalists in both parties who voted for this motion are going to have to gird their loins and get ready to fight separatism on a new front," said Rudyard Griffiths, executive director of the Dominion Institute.
    on Nov 28, 2006 By: Rudyard Griffiths Source: Ottawa Citizen (registration)

  3. To be a paedophile, "you have to be an artist, a madman, a creature of infinite melancholy with a bubble of hot poison in your loins," says Irons, with such tangible sadness you feel more sympathy for him than for his victim, Lolita - who, let's...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Jeremy Irons Source: The Guardian

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