noun Slang: Vulgar.
the area between the testicles or vulva and the anus; the perineum.
Origin of taint2
it ain’t (the one or the other), meaning it is the area in between
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British Dictionary definitions for t'aints
/ (teɪnt) /
to affect or be affected by pollution or contaminationoil has tainted the water
to tarnish (someone's reputation, etc)
a defect or flawa taint on someone's reputation
a trace of contamination or infection
Derived Formstaintless, adjective
Word Origin for taint
C14: (influenced by attaint infected, from attain) from Old French teindre to dye, from Latin tingere to dye
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