cooze

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, but compare Danish "kusse" (vagina), vernacular Arabic kus and Kurdish qûz (“vagina”). The term is not documented in the United States before the Second World War and may have been brought back to the US by servicemen who fought in north Africa.

Noun[edit]

cooze (plural coozes)

  1. (slang, vulgar) A vagina.
  2. (slang, derogatory) A woman (viewed as an object of sexual desire).

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References[edit]

  • Richard A. Spears, Slang and Euphemism (New York: Signet, 1991; ISBN:0-451-16554-3)
  • Infoplease Dictionary
  • cooze” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.