nancyboy

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

See Nancy (a female name).

Noun[edit]

nancyboy (plural nancyboys)

  1. (slang, derogatory) An effeminate or homosexual man.
    • 2003, Alan Grayson, Mile End, Ragged Sky Press (2003), ISBN 158961092X, page 84:
      With Mum out of earshot, he continued: "I don't believe you did six girls. I think you're a liar. I think you're either a virgin or a nancyboy."
    • 2009, Andrew Chapman, Pagan, ISBN 9781449537876, page 303:
      This was Marcus, this effeminate, mincing nancyboy, picking his way fastidiously across the grass?
    • 2009, Peter S. Fischer, The Blood of Tyrants, The Grove Point Press (2009), ISBN 9780615324555, page 60:
      Always having to look over your shoulder for some prissy little nancyboy from the ACLU trying to get you bounced from the force.