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nice nelly

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nice nelly

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Definition of NICE NELLY

a person who is greatly concerned with seemly behavior and morality especially regarding sexual matters <some nice nelly bowdlerized this collection of wartime ditties that were lustily sung by the men around the campfire>
Synonyms bluenose, moralist, Mrs. Grundy, nice nelly, puritan, wowser [chiefly Australian]
Antonyms immoralist

February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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