* plural form of _part_
* (plural only) intellectual ability or learning
_He was a man of great PARTS but little virtue._
* (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.
* (plural only, euphemistic) The male genitals.