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A city of southern Puerto Rico southwest of San Juan. It is an agricultural trade and distribution center.
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1. a man given to ostentatious or effeminate display in manners, speech, dress, etc
2. another word for pimp1
(intr; often foll by around or about) to act like a ponce
[C19: from Polari, from Spanish pu(n)to male prostitute or French pront prostitute]
(Placename) a port in S Puerto Rico, on the Caribbean: the second largest town on the island; settled in the 16th century. Pop: 185 930 (2003 est)
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n. Brit. Slang.
1. a pimp.
2. a campily effeminate male.
[1870–75; of obscure orig.]
a seaport in S Puerto Rico. 190,679.
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Past participle: ponced
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|Noun||1.||ponce - a man who is effeminate in his manner and fussy in the way he dresses|
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
|2.||ponce - someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)|
England - a division of the United Kingdom
procuress - a woman pimp
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ponce(Offensive slang, chiefly Brit.)
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ponce[pɒns] (Brit) N
2. (pej) (= homosexual) → marica m
ponce about ponce around VI + ADV (Brit) → chulear
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