booty, bootylicious

Singer Beyoncé Knowles has claimed to have coined the word bootylicious in her 2001 song of that title. The word means “sexually desirable, having a very attractive and shapely buttocks.” Her claim is quite false; by the time the song was released the word had been in use for almost a decade—since Knowles was in elementary school.

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