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Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural pumas also puma
Etymology: Spanish, from Quechua
Date: 1777
Date of urban adoption: circa mid-1990s
: a woman, typically in her 40s, who intentionally preys on younger men, who are typically in their early 20s. When pumas are attractive and well-maintained, they are typically coveted by younger males.
Related terms: cougar lynx
That puma is really fit. I'd love to jag her.
by Sam November 30, 2003
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1.
An attractive woman in her late 20s or early 30s. She is a pre-cougar/urban cougar.
I think that puma just grabbed my ass.
by anonymous January 02, 2004
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2.
A woman who is not quite old enough to be a cougar, but still likes to date/mate with younger men.
Dating a puma wasn't so bad, Bob reflected. After all, the sex was great and she never minded picking up the tab when they went out on the weekend.
by Anonymous February 19, 2003
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3.
A woman in her sexual prime between the ages of 30-39 who prefers to date younger men. The term "puma" does not apply to women before their 30s, and should never be confused with the titles "Cougar" (ages 40-49) and "Jaguar" (ages 50+).
When Megan Fox becomes a puma, she'll probably look like a jaguar.
by LadyByrd May 28, 2011
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4.
the most KICKING ASS SHOES IN THE WORLD
used for various things-walking, running, soccer, curbstomping emo kids
emo-hey look at my kick ass etnies
person with pumas- hey,taste the curb
by ThePoorGuy September 03, 2006
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5.
(noun)

1) A woman who is too young to be a Cougar, but too old for the men she wants.

2) A woman under 40 who discovers the men her own age prefer prepubescent, siliconed, bimbos to educated women their own age.
Damn girl, the last well dressed MBA just left with that skank. I feel like a PUMA in a den of tarts.
by goddess95 October 24, 2010
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6.
Possibly the Ugliest Man (Motherfucker) Alive.

Term used by Navy SubSchool students in Groton, CT.
That dude with the fucked up face is a PUMA
by Ian July 19, 2004
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7.
One step before cougar
Random Downtown Smiley Puma: "look at you all dressed up"

Me: "you're a lil puma aren't you?"

Puma: "what's a puma?"

Me: "like one notch before a cougar"
by Mbenji September 06, 2013
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