Green’s Dictionary of Slang

porch n.

(US gay) the buttocks.

[US]R.O. Scott Gay Sl. Dict. [Internet].

SE in slang uses

In compounds

porch climber (n.) (also porch pilgrim, window climber)

(US) a burglar; thus porch-climbing.

[US]Indianapolis Sun. Jrnl (IN) 2 June 16/6: Officers were in hiding [...] but each time the porch climber made his attack [he was] just out of range of the force.
Herald (L.A.) 8 Jan. 3/4: The porch climber has not been idle [...] on Wednesday evening he got into a house [...] where he got away with a fine ladies gold watch.
Bexhill-on-Sea Observer 5 Mar. 6/6: Burgling Bill: ‘Say, dere ain’t no use tacklin’ dat house, we done picked out for to-night.’Porch Cliber: ‘Wot’s gone wrong, now?’.
[US]Ade More Fables in Sl. (1960) 190: The chinaman did not know he was an Author, but supposed him to be a retired Porch-Climber.
[US]Jennings & Dly Record (LA) 17 July 1/5: They did not confine their operations to porch-climbing. Highway robbery, burglary..
[US]H. Green Actors’ Boarding House (1906) 85: A famous porchclimber now doing his bit away out in San-Quentin.
[UK]Sporting Times 4 Mar. 1/5: Wanted General servant; good wages; no night-walker or window-climber need apply.
[US]Commoner (Lincoln, NE) 27 Mar. 13/3: realizing that Grafting George was in a higher class, Porch Climbing Bill humbly took a retired seat.
[US]J. Sullivan ‘Criminal Sl.’ in Amer. Law Rev. LII (1918) 890: A second-story worker who breaks and enters dwelling houses is called a ‘houseman,’ ‘porch climber’ and ‘flat worker.’.
[US]S. Ford Shorty McCabe on the Job 136: A couple of porch-climbin’ jobs had been pulled off in the neighborhood recent.
[US]J. Lait ‘Charlie the Wolf’ in Beef, Iron and Wine (1917) 61: Their old crony, the four-time penitentiary graduate, porch-climber, raconteur, and drink-buyer.
Introduction to Ben Hecht ‘A Doting Burglar’ in All-Story 6 Oct. [Internet] The sublime profession of crib-cracking and porch-climbing, wielders of ‘soup’ and jimmy, [etc.].
A. Baer Speeches of Fuller Durham 8 Aug. [synd. col.] Gents, it does my heart good to be among such a distinguished bunch of porch pilgrims and second-storey tourists.
[US]Morell Twenty-Fifth Man in Hamilton Men of the Und. 250: Wife murderers, rapers, porch climbers, common thieves.
[Aus]Sun. Mail (Brisbane) 13 Nov. 20/7: Mounting the next rung of the ladder we come to the ‘Porch-climber’ The distinction between him and the ordinary burglar is that the former robs from houses without forcing an entrance.
[US]R. Chandler ‘Red Wind’ in Red Wind (1946) 55: He was a two-bit porch-climber with a few small terms on him.
[US]Monteleone Criminal Sl. (rev. edn).
[US]C. Hamilton Men of the Und. 324: Porch climber, A burglar who robs the second-story of a house, usually while the family is at supper.
[US]B. Hecht Gaily, Gaily 55: I knew chiefly the rakish fraternity of mouthpieces who battled for the exoneration of the common man in distress; for addled porch climbers, wife beaters, door-mat thieves, duelists over pinochle tables; for butterfingered safeblowers and shop-lifters.
[Aus]Tupper & Wortley Aus. Prison Sl. Gloss. [Internet] Window climber. A burglar.
porch monkey (n.) [monkey n. (4a); the stereotyped image of black laziness, i.e. sitting on the porch]

(US) a derog. term for a black person.

[US]Eble Campus Sl. Mar. 5: porch monkey – a Black. Derogatory.
[US]Bentley & Corbett Prison Sl. 55: Porch Monkey A black person.
[US](con. 1975–6) E. Little Steel Toes 10: I want you to talk to those porch monkeys, see if ya can get George to act right.
[US]J. Ellroy ‘Jungletown Jihad’ in Destination: Morgue! (2004) 350: We bopped outside. Porch monkeys perused us.