Miss Nancy


Miss Nan·​cy
plural Miss Nancys
: an effeminate boy or man : sissy
"ain't he brave?" he says in a Miss Nancy voice, and the rest of them laughedHelen Eustis
often mocked as Miss Nancys by the more emancipatedDixon Wecter

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“Miss Nancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Miss%20Nancy. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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