1. Vulgar Slang The vagina or vulva.
2. Offensive Slang
a. Used as a disparaging term for a woman.
b. Used as a disparaging term for a person one dislikes or finds extremely disagreeable.
3. Vulgar Slang Sexual intercourse with a woman.
[Middle English cunte.]
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