coon's age


: a long while
haven't seen him in a coon's age

Examples of coon's age in a Sentence

where have you been? I haven't seen you in a coon's age!

Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coon's age was in 1843

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Cite this Entry

“Coon's age.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

coon's age

: a long while
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