Nellie

Nellie

[nel-ee]
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Helen.
2.
(lowercase) Slang. a fussily effeminate male.
3.
Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a male homosexual.
Also, Nelly.
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Nellie

see nervous nellie.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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