Origin of Nancyprobably by faulty division of mine + Ancy, diminutive form of Middle English Annis, Agnes, confused with Anne: see Anna a feminine name: dim. Nan
- pl. -·ciesInformal an effeminate or homosexual man: usually a term of contempt or hostility: also Brit.nancy boy
city in NE France
nounpl. nan·cies also nanc·es Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for an effeminate man, especially one who is gay.
Origin of nancyFrom the name Nancy.
A city of northeast France east of Paris. The capital of the duchy and region of Lorraine, the city passed to France in 1766. It was heavily bombed in World War II.
- A female given name.