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Nance   /næns/   Listen

Offensive term for an openly homosexual man.  Synonyms: fag, faggot, fagot, fairy, pansy, poof, poove, pouf, queen, queer.

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"Nance" Quotes from Famous Books

... gentleman complimented Miss Stokoe the other night in company upon her "exquisite touch on the piano" and the "nightingale tones of her voice in singing;" but as he was walking home from the party with Miss Nance, he said to her (of course in the absence of Miss Stokoe) that "Miss Stokoe, after all that is said in her praise, is no more than an ordinary pianist ...
— Talkers - With Illustrations • John Bate

... hosses, Nance was riding Kelly's mare, When we heard them all a-comin'— They had seen us pull in there. Nancy said,' I'll hold 'em, daddie, Get the outfit over here, And I'll trail you in the mornin'; I will see they don't get near.' It was in that heavy timber— ...
— Nancy MacIntyre • Lester Shepard Parker

... on the steps before Nance McGregor's bake-shop on the Main Street of the town of Coal Creek Pennsylvania and then went quickly inside. Something pleased him and as he stood before the counter in the shop he laughed and whistled softly. With a wink at the Reverend Minot Weeks who stood ...
— Marching Men • Sherwood Anderson

Words linked to "Nance" :   derogation, disparagement, gay man, shirtlifter, depreciation

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