poes

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English

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Afrikaans poes (vagina), from Dutch poes (cat, female cat, vagina). Doublet of puss.

Pronunciation

Noun

poes

  1. (South Africa, vulgar, slang) The female genitalia.
  2. (South Africa, vulgar, slang, derogatory) A disliked person.

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Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch poes (female cat, vagina).

Pronunciation

Noun

poes (plural poese, diminutive poesie)

  1. (vulgar) vagina; female genitalia
  2. (derogatory, slang) cunt; douche; a contemptible person

Synonyms

Descendants

  • English: poes

Dutch

Etymology

Ultimately from a common Germanic word for cat, perhaps ultimately imitative of a sound made to get its attention (compare Arabic بسة).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pus/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: poes
  • Rhymes: -us

Noun

poes f (plural poezen, diminutive poesje n)

  1. A female cat.
  2. A cat of either sex.
  3. (vulgar) A vagina.
  4. (derogatory) A woman or girl.

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: poes
  • Papiamentu: pushi (from the diminutive)
  • Sranan Tongo: puspusi

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Estonian

Noun

poes

  1. inessive singular of pood