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nervous Nellie

noun
variants: or nervous Nelly

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a person who is inclined to worry
  • many new parents are nervous Nellies when it comes to the health of their babies

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The first known use of nervous Nellie was in 1926

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“Nervous Nellie.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nervous%20Nellie. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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