nancy
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈnænsi/
Noun

nancy (plural nancies)

  1. (British, US, derogatory, slang, offensive) An effeminate man, especially a homosexual.
Synonyms
Nancy
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈnænsi/
Proper noun
  1. A female given name.
    • 1792 Robert Burns: Ae Fond Kiss:
      I'll ne'er blame my partial fancy,
      Naething could resist my Nancy:
      But to see her was to love her;
      Love but her, and love forever.
    • 1913 Eleanor Porter: Pollyanna: Chapter 7:
      "And theyve got lovely names, too. You'll like their names," sighed Nancy. "They're 'Algernon' and 'Florabelle' and 'Estelle'. I - I just hate Nancy'!"
      "Oh, Nancy, what a dreadful thing to say! Why?"
      "Because it isn't pretty like the others. You see, I was the first baby, and mother hadn't begun ter read so many stories with the pretty names in them, then."
Translations
  • Russian: Нэ́нси
Proper noun
  1. A city in northeastern France.
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