coon

[ koon ]
/ kun /

noun

Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to a black person.
a rustic or undignified person.

Origin of coon

An Americanism dating back to 1735–45; aphetic form
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British Dictionary definitions for coon

coon
/ (kuːn) /

noun

informal short for raccoon
offensive, slang a Black person or a native Australian
Southern African offensive a person of mixed race
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