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Alternative spellings

  • coynte

Etymology

From Middle English cunte from Old English *cunte from West Proto-Germanic *kunte < Proto-Germanic *kunton. Cognate with Frisian kunte, dialectal Swedish kunta, dialectal Danish kunte, Dutch kont (arse) and Icelandic kunta. A relationship to Latin cunnus has not been conclusively shown.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
cunt

Plural
s

cunt (s)
  1. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) The female genitalia, especially the vulva.
    If I’m honest, my favourite part of her body is probably her cunt.
  2. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) An extremely unpleasant or objectionable person (in US, especially a woman; in UK or Ireland, more usually a man).
    You're such a cunt!
  3. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) An objectionable object or item.
    Fix the car? I’ll sort the cunt out at the weekend.
  4. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) An unpleasant or difficult experience or incident.
    I had a real cunt of a day. It was a cunt of an experience getting through it.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A woman or women as a source of sex.
    I’m going to hit the clubs and see if I can get me some cunt.
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) When used with certain adjectives such as good or funny, cunt can be used to describe a person in a positive manner. This is mostly done between male friends.
    Yes I do remember Dave, he was one funny cunt.
    Tom's a good cunt, he fixed my car and didn't even charge me for it!

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