Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for an effeminate man, especially a homosexual man.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An effeminate man, especially a homosexual.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

From the name Nancy.

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • So God, take this very, very lucky bastard from us and back into Your employ, to serve up boot biscuits and snot-rag stew to Your Legion of Angels who always fail us, those bright-eyed nancies with mighty swords and lacy pants.

    - Mark Richard, Fishboy, p. 24

    June 11, 2008

  • "Nancy Hanks" is a very old fife tune.

    February 9, 2008