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English noun: coon

1. coon (person) an eccentric or undignified rustic


SamplesI'll be a gone coon when the battle starts.


Broader (hypernym)rustic

2. coon (person) (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person


SamplesOnly a Black can call another Black a nigga.


Synonymsjigaboo, nigga, nigger, nigra, spade


Broader (hypernym)Black, Black person, blackamoor, Negro, Negroid


Domain usagedepreciation, derogation, disparagement, ethnic slur

3. coon (animal) North American raccoon


Synonymscommon raccoon, common racoon, Procyon lotor, ringtail


Broader (hypernym)raccoon, racoon









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