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Definitions for ponce
ˈpɒn seɪponce

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poncenoun

    a man who is effeminate in his manner and fussy in the way he dresses

  2. pimp, procurer, panderer, pander, pandar, fancy man, poncenoun

    someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)


  1. poncenoun

    A pimp.

  2. poncenoun

    A posh or effeminate person.

  3. ponceverb

    To act as a pimp.

  4. ponceverb

    Hence, to try to get rid of or proactively sell something.

  5. ponceverb

    To behave in a posh or effeminate manner.

  6. ponceverb

    To borrow (something) from somebody without returning it.


  1. ponce

    A ponce is a term originating from the UK, and it can refer to several things depending on the context. It is often used derogatorily as a slang term to describe a man who is overly pretentious, showy, or effeminate. Alternatively, it can also refer to a man living off a prostitute's earnings, similar to a pimp. Although its usage is less common today, it can still be considered offensive or derogatory in certain contexts.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. PONCE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Ponce is ranked #695 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Ponce surname appeared 49,549 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 17 would have the surname Ponce.

    91.8% or 45,531 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    5.1% or 2,542 total occurrences were White.
    2% or 1,006 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 188 total occurrences were Black.
    0.3% or 178 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.2% or 104 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. NOPEC

  2. copen

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ponce in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ponce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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