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haunch

(hônch, hŏnch)
n.
The hip, buttock, and upper thigh in humans and certain other animals.

haunch

(hawnsh) [Fr. hanche]
The hips and buttocks.
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Inspired by Infiniti's Powerful Elegance form language, taut lines, short overhangs and muscular haunches endow the QX Sport Inspiration with a purposeful aura that hints at its dynamic capability.
He rocks himself and sets his body down on his haunches. Then draws his arms slightly up and forward again.
The graceful form of the Mulsanne Convertible Concept is a fusion of sportiness and coach-built elegance, its sculpted lines and muscular haunches conveying a sense of power and movement, a statement from the company said.
Phillips Idowu - the David Beckham of the triple-jump world, if that's not damning him with faint praise - w ill be hopping, skipping, jumping and then wiping industrial sand off his haunches this afternoon.
Swoopy rear, meaty haunches and a brilliant rump will make it sell like testosterone in a tube.
On the haunches of sleep, still dreaming the ceremony of naming.
The design of the 3008 is nicely balanced, with funky haunches and narrow side windows leading to a stumpy nose, huge windscreen and impressive roof.
or they could have stopped to argue about the haunches
The bottom line is we got to see Capt Jack's bottom lines, or rather, more specifically the big, long one that run right down through the middle of it as he raised himself up from his haunches and treated us not only to both cheeks, but the space in between and - Wait a minute, is that?
More than 300 individual red steel haunches will surround the coach station and create the illusion of a solid wall which separates to reveal the copper-clad building as visitors approach.
But when folks ask, he has a standard reply: "I just tell people," he says, "it's the amount of lead" in your haunches.
Further back pronounced haunches that sweep over the rear wheel arches are accentuated by a tapered sill line that pinches around the middle of the vehicle, mimicking the look of the original concept model.