- ponce (n.)
- slang term, chiefly British, 1872, originally "a pimp, a man supported by women" (pouncey in same sense is attested from 1861), of unknown origin, perhaps from French pensionnaire "boarder, lodger, person living without working." Meaning "male homosexual" first attested 1932 in Auden [OED]. Also as a verb. Related: Poncey.
- 1. Ponce was as heartless and unfeeling as any wild beast.
- 2. But, with all his wealth, Ponce was not happy.
- 庞塞虽然很有钱, 但并不愉快.
- 3. Ponce was not a man to wast time in any undertaking.
- 4. Ponce was not a man to waste time in any undertaking.
- 5. I'd like him better if he didn't ponce about so much.
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