coon definition

  • noun:
    • casual A raccoon.
    • Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a Black person.
    • A raccoon.
    • a black person.
    • someone who is a member of a colourfully clothed moving troupe in Cape Town during New Year festivities.
    • A coonass.
    • A raccoon. See raccoon.
    • The racoon, Procyon lotor: a well known abbreviation.
    • [capitalized] In united states of america history, a nickname for an associate of this Whig party in the earlier section of its history.
    • A sly, understanding person: often enhanced by prefixing old. [Colloq., U. S.]
    • A negro.
    • (ethnic slur) extremely unpleasant name for a Black individual
    • an eccentric or undignified rustic
    • united states raccoon
    • Informal A raccoon.
    • Offensive Slang applied as a disparaging term for a Black person.
    • A raccoon.
    • A black individual.
    • someone who is a member of a colourfully dressed dancing troupe in Cape Town during New Year celebrations.
    • A coonass.
    • A raccoon. See raccoon.
    • The racoon, Procyon lotor: a popular abbreviation.
    • [capitalized] In united states of america record, a nickname for an associate of the Whig party in the earlier element of its history.
    • A sly, understanding individual: frequently enhanced by prefixing old. [Colloq., U. S.]
    • A negro.
    • (ethnic slur) acutely offensive name for a Black individual
    • an eccentric or undignified rustic
    • united states raccoon
  • verb:
    • To hunt racoons.
    • To crawl while straddling, especially in crossing a creek.
    • To fish by noodling, by feeling for big seafood in underwater holes.
    • For an African American, to play the dated stereotype of a black trick for an audience, specially including Caucasians.
    • To steal.
    • To hunt racoons.
    • To crawl while straddling, particularly in crossing a creek.
    • To fish by noodling, by experiencing for huge fish in underwater holes.
    • For an African United states, to relax and play the dated stereotype of a black fool for an audience, specially including Caucasians.
    • To steal.
  • others:
    • To creep, as a coon along a branch of a tree; creep, clinging close.
    • To creep, as a coon along a branch of a tree; creep, clinging near.

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