Main definitions of nancy in English

: nancy1Nancy2

nancy1

(also nancy boy)

noun

offensive, informal
  • An effeminate or homosexual man.

    gay, lesbian, gay person, lesbigay
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adjective

offensive, informal
  • Effeminate.

    womanish, unmanly, effete, foppish, affected, niminy-piminy, mincing, posturing
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Origin

Late 19th century: pet form of the given name Ann.

Pronunciation

nancy

/ˈnansi/

Main definitions of nancy in English

: nancy1Nancy2

Nancy2

proper noun

  • A city in NE France, chief town of Lorraine; population 107,434 (2006).

Pronunciation

Nancy

/ˈnɒ̃si/