in a coon's age

Definition of in a coon's age

US, informal

  1. :  in a very long time We haven't seen them in a coon's age.

Word by Word Definitions

coonplay
  1. :  raccoon

  1. :  the time of life at which some particular qualification, power, or capacity arises or rests

    :  majority

    :  one of the stages of life

  1. :  to become old :  show the effects or the characteristics of increasing age

    :  to acquire a desirable quality (such as mellowness or ripeness) by standing undisturbed for some time

    :  to cause to become old


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