Miss Nancy

noun

Miss Nan·​cy
-ˈnan(t)sē,
-aan-,
-ain-,
-si
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 laughed Helen Eustis
often mocked as Miss Nancys by the more emancipated Dixon Wecter
Miss-Nancyish
¦⸗¦⸗(t)sēish
adjective

Word History

Etymology

from the name Miss Nancy

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“Miss Nancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Miss%20Nancy. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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