ponce

noun
\ ˈpän(t)s How to pronounce ponce (audio) \
plural ponces

Definition of ponce

1 British : pimp
2 British, offensive : a gay man used as a term of abuse and disparagement

First Known Use of ponce

1872, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ponce

origin unknown

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“Ponce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ponce. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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Ponce geographical name

Pon·​ce | \ ˈpȯn(t)-(ˌ)sā How to pronounce Ponce (audio) \

Definition of Ponce

city and port on the Caribbean Sea in southern Puerto Rico population 166,327

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