ref. to the back of an object, spec. working as a bus conductor.
|Behind A Bus 121: During my long experience ‘behind’.|
|Online Sl. Dict. [Internet] behind n [...] 2. the seat behind the passenger seat in a vehicle. (‘I get behind!’).|
SE in slang uses
(Aus.) fat, heavy-buttocked.
|Popular Dict. Aus. Sl.|
|I Travelled a Lonely Land (1957) 229/1: all behind in Melbourne – broad in the rear.|
|Studia Anglica Posnaniensia 22 10: all behind in Melbourne very broad across the rump (Western Australian slang).|
|[Internet] all behind in Melbourne – has a big bum.|
see under barney’s bull n.
|Real Pearls in a False Setting 64: Jack soon returned, stating, that Mr. Daniel was all behind, like the cow's tail [...] but that he would make haste.|
|Sketches of irish Character 223: Come, they’re crowding into the tint, and we'll be all behind, like the cow's tail, if we don’t make haste.|
|New Statesman 2 49: I remember A climbing upstairs to bed in front of her, dreading that saying which followed too often on downstairs good-nights, ‘I am all behind like the cow’s tail’.|
|Surrey Mirror 20 Nov. 8/4: There is the expressive phrase, ‘All behind like a cow’s tail’.|
|Fallow Land 198: My old mother still ploughs like that on our old farm, all behind, like the cow's tail.|
|Cut & Come Again [ebook] ‘Get up earlier,’ said the big man. ‘Poor old Milk. All behind, like the cow's tail’.|
|Pride of the Moor 139: ‘Come on, Bessie,’ they cried at the windows. ‘All behind like the cow's tail’ .|
|Life Among the Redgraves 11: Now and then he would call out, ‘You’re all behind, like the cow's tail.’ This was a sort of insult, which I thought very unfair.|