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 Dictionary entry overview: What does coon mean? 

COON (noun)
  The noun COON has 3 senses:

1. an eccentric or undignified rustic
2. (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person
3. North American raccoon

  Familiarity information: COON used as a noun is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

COON (noun)

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An eccentric or undignified rustic

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Context example:

I'll be a gone coon when the battle starts

Hypernyms ("coon" is a kind of...):

rustic (an unsophisticated country person)

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(ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


nigra; jigaboo; nigga; nigger; coon; spade

Context example:

only a Black can call another Black a nigga

Hypernyms ("coon" is a kind of...):

Black; Black person; blackamoor; Negro; Negroid (a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa))

Domain usage:

ethnic slur (a slur on someone's race or language)

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North American raccoon

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals


common raccoon; common racoon; Procyon lotor; ringtail; coon

Hypernyms ("coon" is a kind of...):

raccoon; racoon (an omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America)

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