poontang

poontang

[poon-tang]
noun Slang: Vulgar.
1.
sexual intercourse with a woman.
2.
Offensive. a woman regarded as a sex object.

Origin:
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


These meanings are both vulgar slang. When referring to a woman, poontang is perceived as insulting.
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poontang (ˈpuːntæŋ)
 
n
1.  the female pudenda
2.  a woman considered as a sexual object
3.  sexual intercourse
 
[possibly from French putain prostitute]

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poontang
c.1910, probably via New Orleans Creole, from Fr. putain "prostitute," from O.Fr. pute "whore," probably from fem. of V.L. *puttus (cf. O.It. putta "girl"), from L. putus, with derogatory sense. But also possibly from O.Fr. put, from L. putidus "stinking" on notion of the "foulness" of harlotry, or for
more literal reasons (among the 16c.-17c. slang terms for "whore" in Eng. were polecat and fling-stink). Shortened form poon is recorded from 1969.
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