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Sorry if a bit crude.

I heard someone make a comment that someone was talking out of their ...

It was quite a formal way of saying backside. I can't remember the word though, the only words coming to mind are function and trumpet, and it isn't either. Can you help me remember the word?

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Perhaps you are searching for the word, "derrière."

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    I have now remembered the word, it was fundament. Thanks for the answers though! – user3049027 Mar 29 '16 at 18:19
  • @user304902: ah, as in Samuel Johnson's description of a woman as having "a bottom of good sense," or rather being "fundamentally sensible." – herisson Mar 29 '16 at 18:23
  • @user3049027 I would never in a 100 years have known that. Can you post an answer to your own question? Ahh, fundament is listed in the thesaurus link! – Mari-Lou A Mar 29 '16 at 18:33
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You might be thinking of the word derrière, which is French for behind.

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