coonass


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coon·ass

 (ko͞on′ăs′)
n. Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a Cajun.

[Probably coon, raccoon + ass.]
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Lourd does know that, like his father, he's a Coonass, a badge he wears proudly: "A Coonass can be wealthy or poor, wise or foolish.
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14) Sa fe dan jou-saye, alantou lanne senkant-ye, en "Kadjen," sa te en moun ki aprezan vou pel on langle "a Coonass.
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