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nervous Nellie

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of nervous Nellie

  1. a person who is inclined to worry <many new parents are nervous Nellies when it comes to the health of their babies> Synonyms handwringer, worrier, worrywart Related Words defeatist, fatalist, pessimist Phrases nervous wreck Near Antonyms optimist, Pollyanna



Variants of nervous nellie

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