Mohamed Hafez
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What is coconut as a slang word not the fruit? I was watching an episode and a Hispanic woman told another Hispanic woman a " coconut" because she couldn't speak Spanish. So what does it mean ?
Aug 9, 2018 2:28 PM
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Urban dictionary - not in general to be trusted as a source of anything. Urban Dictionary: coconut A coconut is a person who like the fruit, is white on the inside yet brown on the outside. Eg. Indian This person may like to party, drink alcohol,have boyfriends, ... Urban Dictionary: Coconut Water Hip people are drinking coconut water as a natural energy drink. Sadly, claims of great health benefits are unfounded! Urban Dictionary: coconut girl Jun 20, 2016 - A girl who can be hard and tough towards you ( like the out side of a coconut) but at other times can be sweet and filled with freshness ( like the ..
August 9, 2018
Less common, perhaps: It was once used in some parts to indicate someone who came form an area with lots of coconuts, eg Pacific Islands, though not while they were present, unless they were a good friend.
August 9, 2018
It is a term used to describe someone as being "white inside" - so despite the character looking Hispanic, she is white inside (white in mentality / culture etc)
August 9, 2018
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Mohamed Hafez
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