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poontang

[ poon-tang ]
/ ˈpun tæŋ /
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noun Slang: Vulgar.
sexual intercourse with a woman.
Offensive. a woman regarded as a sex object.
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Origin of poontang

An Americanism first recorded in 1925–30 said to be from Limba (a West Atlantic language of Sierra Leone) puntuŋ “vagina,” though the late documentation of the English word makes such an origin questionable; French putain “prostitute,” often cited as the source, accounts precisely for neither the phonetics nor the sense

usage note for poontang

These meanings are both vulgar slang. When referring to a woman, poontang is perceived as insulting.
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British Dictionary definitions for poontang

poontang
/ (ˈpuːntæŋ) /

noun taboo, slang
the female pudenda
a woman considered as a sexual object
sexual intercourse

Word Origin for poontang

possibly from French putain prostitute
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