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punkin

[puhng-kin] /ˈpʌŋ kɪn/
noun, Informal.
1.
pumpkin.
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  • So they went to law about it, and all punkin Centre turned out to heer the trial.

  • There, I don't think anybody'd say that punkin was burnt a-stewin!

  • You might just head that item 'When the Frost is on the punkin.'

    Otherwise Phyllis Meredith Nicholson
  • An' what's the greatest ingrejunce in punkin pies if it ain't eggs?

    The Brass Bound Box Evelyn Raymond
  • That bull was riled plum to a franzy and that tin peddler was yaller as a punkin.

    Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
  • She looks at it, and says, "That is some punkin, but mostly slops!"

  • Did you ever stop to consider what a remarkable thing a punkin is?

    The Black Fawn James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • You can look at 'em and tell what the weather's been by the looks of the punkin, so they're a weather table.

    The Black Fawn James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • You can just about tell the season by the looks of a punkin, so that makes 'em a calendar.

    The Black Fawn James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • "I call that punkin out of season," said Grandpa, recklessly.

    Cape Cod Folks Sarah P. McLean Greene
Slang definitions & phrases for punkin

pumpkin

noun

  1. The head (1890s+)
  2. One's sweetheart, beloved, spouse, etc; doll, honey, sweetie: We're allies in everything, pumpkin (1940s+)

punkin

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pumpkin

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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