Meaning of “nancy” in the English Dictionary

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"nancy" in British English

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nancynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈnæ /ˈnæ also nancy boy, /ˈnæ ˌbɔɪ/ us , nance, /næns/ UK offensive old-fashioned

an offensive word for a gay man or a man who is considered to be effeminate

(Definition of “nancy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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