nelly
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /nɛli/
Noun
  1. (Cockney rhyming slang) A person's life.
Noun

nelly (plural nellies)

  1. (derogatory, slang) An effeminate homosexual man.
  2. (British, slang) A silly person.
  3. A giant petrel, Macronectes giganteus and Macronectes halli.
Translations
  • German: Riesensturmvogel
Adjective

nelly (comparative nellier, superlative nelliest)

  1. (slang) Unmanly; effeminate.

Nelly
Pronunciation Proper noun
  1. A spelling variant of Nellie, a diminutive of the female given names Eleanor and Helen.
  2. One of the Frazier Islands where nellies breed.
  3. Surname



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