Tell me about cougar Town, your next project with Courteney Cox.
Speaking of younger men, you also played a cougar on The Office in February.
Courtney Cox is the model every sitcom star prays works out for them with the cable success of cougar Town.
What are the qualities you need to be a successful “cougar”?
Bill Lawrence, creator of shows such as Scrubs and cougar Town, thinks that technology has simply enabled a long-standing impulse.
One afternoon he found a couple of cougar kittens, and took them into camp; they were clumsy, playful, friendly little creatures.
What between the blow of the cougar and the force of the fall, the big-horn was dead.
Suddenly, without noise or warning of any kind, a cougar stood in the trail before me.
Two Arrows wiped the blood of the cougar from the blade of his lance.
By these means he would speedily break the jaw-hold of the cougar.
1774, from French couguar, Buffon's adaption (influenced by jaguar) of a word the Portuguese picked up in Brazil as çuçuarana, perhaps from Tupi susuarana, from suasu "deer" + rana "false." Another proposed source is Guarani guaçu ara. Evidently the cedillas dropped off the word before Buffon got it. Slang sense of "older woman (35-plus) who seeks younger males as sex partners" is attested by 2002; said in some sources to have originated in Canada, probably from some reference to predatory feline nature.