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Noun: coon  koon
  1. [N. Amer] North American raccoon
    - common raccoon, common racoon, ringtail, Procyon lotor
     
  2. An eccentric or undignified rustic
    "I'll be a gone coon when the battle starts"
     
  3. [offensive] (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person
    "only a Black can call another Black a coon";

Derived forms: coons

Type of: Black, Black person, Negro, raccoon, racoon, rustic

Encyclopedia: Coon, Wisconsin