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ponce is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of ponce


  1. (Britain, derogatory slang) A man living off another's earnings, especially a woman's.
  2. Synonym of poof: an effeminate male homosexual; any similarly effeminate man.
  3. Synonym of pimp, especially one hired by a prostitute as a tout, bodyguard, and driver.
  4. Synonym of kept man.


  1. To act as a pimp.
  2. To borrow (something) from somebody without returning it.
  3. To behave in a posh or effeminate manner.
  4. Hence, to try to get rid of or proactively sell something.


  1. A city and municipality in the south of Puerto Rico.

ponce frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ponce occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ponce can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ponce can be often used in the following areas:

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