Pronunciation Noun
  1. plural form of part
  2. (plural only) Intellectual ability or learning.
    He was a man of great parts but little virtue.
  3. (plural only, usually with “these”, colloquial) Vicinity, region.
    • 1854, Lord Cockburn, Memoir of Thomas Thomson, Scotland Bannatyne Club, page 241:
      We intend being at Leamington before long, unless some change in the weather should make our stay in these parts more tolerable.
  4. (plural only, euphemistic) The genitals, short for private parts.
  1. third-person singular form of part

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