nancyboy

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

nancy +‎ boy.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnæn.siˌbɔɪ/
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Noun[edit]

nancyboy (plural nancyboys)

  1. (slang, derogatory) Synonym of nancy: an effeminate man, especially an effeminate homosexual.
    • 2003, Grayson, Alan, Mile End[1], Ragged Sky Press, published 2003, →ISBN, 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, Chapman, Andrew, Pagan[2], →ISBN, page 303:
      This was Marcus, this effeminate, mincing nancyboy, picking his way fastidiously across the grass?
    • 2009, Fischer, Peter S., The Blood of Tyrants[3], The Grove Point Press, published 2009, →ISBN, 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.

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