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ponce around n.
to behave in a pretentious manner
fashionistas poncing around wearing designer earphones

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
id.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
exp.
let the time go by without doing something important, relax, waste time
E.g.: It was a quite evening: we sat around chatting and watching TV.
exp.
1.act silly; 2. avoid work
[Slang]
exp.
deliberately make things difficult for someone; sabotage
n.
management by walking/wandering around; it's a form of management based on frequent informal visits to the subordinates'work area and direct interaction with them
[Bus.]
n.
a strategy video game originary from Japan, published by Nintendo. Now it is very popular everywhere around the world.
The name Pokémo ncomes from the words Pocket Monsters
adv.
Someone's ability to look and act like whoever is around him or her.
The fictional character of human chameleon Leonard Zelig (in the film "Zelig", 1983), who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him.
n.
a column of air whirling around and towards a more or less vertical axis of low pressure, which moves along the land or ocean surface
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
id.
avoid the main topic ; discuss a matter without coming to the point ; to not speak directly/frankly/bluntly about the issue
Ex: Please, stop beating around the bush and get to the point! Also: beat about the bush
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ponce

  

Derogatory slang     (chiefly Brit)  
      n  
1    a man given to ostentatious or effeminate display in manners, speech, dress, etc.  
2       another word for       pimp   1  
      vb  
3    intr; often foll by: around or about   to act like a ponce  
     (C19: from Polari, from Spanish pu(n)to male prostitute or French pront prostitute)  
  poncy, poncey      adj  


Ponce     (Spanish)  
      n   a port in S Puerto Rico, on the Caribbean: the second largest town on the island; settled in the 16th century. Pop.: 189988 (1996 est.)  
Ponce de León     (Spanish)  
      n   Juan (xwan). ?1460--1521, Spanish explorer. He settled (1509) and governed (1510--12) Puerto Rico and discovered (1513) Florida  
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