Inflected Form(s): plural pumas also puma
Etymology: Spanish, from Quechua
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
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.