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ponce definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a man who is effeminate in his manner and fussy in the way he dresses
2: someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce) [syn: pimp, procurer, panderer, pander, pandar, fancy man, ponce]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1872 British pimp; also usually disparaging a male homosexual

Merriam Webster's

geographical name city & port S Puerto Rico population 186,475

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & v. Brit. sl. --n. 1 a man who lives off a prostitute's earnings; a pimp. 2 offens. a homosexual; an effeminate man. --v.intr. act as a ponce. Phrases and idioms: ponce about move about effeminately or ineffectually. Derivatives: poncey adj. (also poncy) (in sense 2 of n.). Etymology: perh. f. POUNCE(1)

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(ponces, poncing, ponced) 1. A ponce is the same as a pimp. (BRIT INFORMAL, OLD-FASHIONED) N-COUNT 2. If you call a man a ponce, you are insulting him because you think the way he dresses or behaves is too feminine. (BRIT INFORMAL, RUDE) N-COUNT [disapproval]



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