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poontang

[poon-tang] /ˈpun tæŋ/
noun, Slang: Vulgar.
1.
sexual intercourse with a woman.
2.
Offensive. a woman regarded as a sex object.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30, Americanism; said to be < Limba (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
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)
1.
the female pudenda
2.
a woman considered as a sexual object
3.
sexual intercourse
Word Origin
possibly from French putain prostitute
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Word Origin and History for poontang
n.

"sex with a woman; woman regarded as a sex object; female genitalia," c.1910, of uncertain origin, probably via New Orleans Creole, from French putain "prostitute," from Old French pute "whore" (cognate with Spanish and Provençal puta), probably from fem. of Vulgar Latin *puttus "girl" (cf. Old Italian putta "girl"), from Latin putus (originally "pure, bright, splendid").

But also possibly from or influenced by Old French put, from Latin putidus "stinking" on notion of the "foulness" of harlotry [Buck], or for more literal reasons (among the 16c.-17c. slang terms for "whore" in English were polecat, which might also be a pun, and fling-stink). Shortened form poon is recorded from 1969.

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