nellies


nellies

noun

  1. a female given name, form of Helen.
  2. (often lowercase) Slang.
    1. Offensive.a fussily effeminate male.
    2. Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.a contemptuous term used to refer to a male homosexual.

noun Australian Slang.

  1. inferior or cheap wine.

noun not on your nelly

  1. (sentence substitute) British slang not under any circumstances; certainly not

fem. proper name, also Nellie, diminutive of Nell, a pet form of Ellen, Helen, or Eleanor. Meaning “weak-spirited person” is first attested 1961. see nervous nellie.

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