Definitions

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  • noun South Africa, crude, slang The female genitalia.
  • noun South Africa, crude, slang, derogatory A disliked person.

Etymologies

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From the Afrikaans slang for “vagina”.

Examples

  • Finally she stood, affording him just a flash of what, in South Africa, the whites called the poes and the moer, the coloreds called the koek, and many blacks knew as indlela eya esizalweni (a mouthful any way you looked at it): the cultural information latent in the different ways those neighbors referred to the same commonplace and yet everlastingly mysterious organ was fodder for a fascinating sociological thesis, though not from our man Switters, who was happy just to have learned the names, in case an occasion ever arose to address the thing in question in its proper local idiom.

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  • Finally she stood, affording him just a flash of what, in South Africa, the whites called the poes and the moer, the coloreds called the koek, and many blacks knew as indlela eya esizalweni (a mouthful any way you looked at it): the cultural information latent in the different ways those neighbors referred to the same commonplace and yet everlastingly mysterious organ was fodder for a fascinating sociological thesis, though not from our man Switters, who was happy just to have learned the names, in case an occasion ever arose to address the thing in question in its proper local idiom.

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  • Those quick cuts were almost as annoying as those South African accents doomspray jou ma se poes!

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  • January 6, 2008 at 5:06 pm i kno they sleeps, an i want to snoorgle all teh bellehs! but is creepie cos is juss so unnatchrul to poes thems liek dat!

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  • Minu vene keel lubaks mul vast poes hakkama saada (Narvas igal juhul sain), aga muidugi on mugavam olla poes, kus müüja räägi seda keelt, mida sa valdad.

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  • Põhjalikult, et mõnikord oma mitmeid ja mitmeid kordi vaadatud ja vaagitud mõte seal tillukeses poes ka ostuks vormida, müüjaga sõbralikult lobisedes.

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  • Siis ta aga rääkis, kuidas eestlased käisid poes riideid ostmas ning ettevaatlikult sildid eemaldasid.

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  • Käisime fanareast Spree kaldal uhiuue raudteejaama poes.

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  • New York on linn, kus võõrad aitavad sul valida poes kohvimasinat, räägivad, kui lahe on sinu oranž kleit ja talvel leiavad, et olgu kuidas nende loomakaitsjatega kuidas on, keset talve on üks hea rebasenahkne kasukas väga mõistlik mõte.

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  • Kui Stockmannis poes käia, siis tundub, nagu elaksin mingis muus kohas.

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