nance
Noun

nance (plural nances)

  1. (slang) altform en: an effeminate male homosexual.
    • 1992, Leigh W. Rutledge, The gay decades: from Stonewall to the present
      "Fairies, nances, swishes, fags, lezzes — call 'em what you please — should of course be permitted to earn honest livings […]
Verb

nance (nances, present participle nancing; past and past participle nanced)

  1. (uncommon, slang) To move in a prissy or stereotypically gay way.
    nancing around in tight pants
Noun

nance (plural nances)

  1. A large shrub or small tree of subtropical and tropical areas of the Americas, Byrsonima crassifolia, bearing a small, sweet, yellow fruit.

Nance
Proper noun
  1. A female given name.
  2. Surname
Noun

nance (plural nances)

  1. (derogatory) nancyboy
Verb

nance (Nances, present participle Nancing; past and past participle Nanced)

  1. To act in an effeminate manner.
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