nance

play
noun \ˈnan(t)s\

Definition of nance

  1. 1 slang, disparaging + offensive :  an effeminate male

  2. 2 slang, disparaging + offensive :  homosexual

Origin and Etymology of nance

short for nancy, from the name Nancy


First Known Use: 1920


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up nance? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a leading champion of a cause

Get Word of the Day daily email!