Meaning of “ponce” in the English Dictionary

"ponce" in British English

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poncenoun [ C ]

uk /pɒns/ us /pɑːns/

ponce noun [ C ] (CRIMINAL)

UK slang a man who controls prostitutes and takes a large part of the money that they earn for himself

adjective uk /ˈpɒ us /ˈpɑː UK offensive

a poncy flowery shirt

(Definition of “ponce” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)