Definition of Coon

1. Noun. An eccentric or undignified rustic. "I'll be a gone coon when the battle starts"

Generic synonyms: Rustic

2. Noun. (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person. "Only a Black can call another Black a nigga"

3. Noun. North American raccoon.
Exact synonyms: Common Raccoon, Common Racoon, Procyon Lotor, Ringtail
Generic synonyms: Raccoon, Racoon

Definition of Coon

1. n. A raccoon. See Raccoon.

Definition of Coon

1. Noun. (informal chiefly Southern US) A raccoon. ¹

2. Noun. (context: racial slur) A black person. ¹

3. Noun. (informal South Africa) A person who is a member of a colourfully dressed dancing troupe in Cape Town during New Year celebrations. ¹

4. Noun. A coonass. ¹

5. Verb. (context: Southern US colloquial) To hunt racoons. ¹

6. Verb. (context: Southern US colloquial) To crawl while straddling, especially in crossing a creek. ¹

7. Verb. (context: Georgia colloquial) To fish by noodling, by feeling for large fish in underwater holes. ¹

8. Verb. (African American Vernacular English) For an African American, to play the dated stereotype of a black fool for an audience, particularly including Caucasians. ¹

9. Verb. (context: Southern US colloquial dated) To steal. ¹

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Definition of Coon

1. a raccoon [n -S] - See also: raccoon

Lexicographical Neighbors of Coon

coombs' reaction
coombs' test
coon (current term)
coon's age
coon-skin cap
coon-skin caps
coon-skin hat
coon-skin hats
coon bear
coon cat
coon cats
coon eyes
coon hound
coon hounds
coon it

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