Definition of coonass in US English:

coonass

(also coon-ass, coon ass)

noun

Texas, Regional, US, Louisiana
derogatory, offensive
  • A Cajun; a native of inhabitant of Louisiana, especially a member of the Acadian communities of the southern bayou areas.

adjective

Texas, US, Regional, Louisiana
derogatory, offensive
  • Cajun; of or relating to Louisiana or its inhabitants, especially to the Acadian communities of the southern bayou areas.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Decisions & Orders United States National Labor Relations Board. Origin uncertain and disputed.

Pronunciation

coonass

/ˈkuːnas/