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Meaning of "nancy" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD NANCY

From the girl's name Nancy.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF NANCY

nancy  [ˈnænsɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NANCY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Nancy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES NANCY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of nancy in the English dictionary

The definition of nancy in the dictionary is an effeminate or homosexual boy or man.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NANCY


Anancy
əˈnænsɪ
Anansi
əˈnænsɪ
axinomancy
ækˈsɪnəʊˌmænsɪ
bibliomancy
ˈbɪblɪəʊˌmænsɪ
cartomancy
ˈkɑːtəˌmænsɪ
chiromancy
ˈkaɪrəˌmænsɪ
Clancy
ˈklænsɪ
cleromancy
ˈklerəˌmænsɪ
coscinomancy
ˈkɒsɪnəʊˌmænsɪ
dactyliomancy
dækˈtɪlɪəˌmænsɪ
fancy
ˈfænsɪ
geomancy
ˈdʒiːəʊˌmænsɪ
hieromancy
ˈhaɪərəˌmænsɪ
necromancy
ˈnɛkrəʊˌmænsɪ
omphalomancy
ˈɒmfələʊˌmænsɪ
oneiromancy
əʊˈnaɪərəʊˌmænsɪ
pyromancy
ˈpaɪrəʊˌmænsɪ
spodomancy
ˈspɒdəˌmænsɪ
theomancy
ˈθiːəʊmænsɪ
zoomancy
ˈzəʊəˌmænsɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NANCY

nana
nana nap
Nana Sahib
Nanaimo bar
Nanak
nance
Nanchang
nancies
nancified
nancy boy
NAND circuit
NAND gate
Nanda Devi
nandin
nandina
nandine
nandoo
nandrolone
nandu
nane

WORDS THAT END LIKE NANCY

accountancy
buoyancy
conservancy
consultancy
discrepancy
expectancy
infancy
job vacancy
life expectancy
malignancy
management consultancy
occupancy
pregnancy
Puy de Sancy
redundancy
relevancy
tenancy
the fancy
vacancy
vibrancy

Synonyms and antonyms of nancy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «nancy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NANCY

Find out the translation of nancy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of nancy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «nancy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

南希
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nancy
570 millions of speakers

English

nancy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नैन्सी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نانسي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Нэнси
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

nancy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ন্যান্সি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

nancy
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nancy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Nancy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ナンシー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

낸시
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nancy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nancy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நான்சி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नॅन्सी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

nancy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nancy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Nancy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Ненсі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

întâmplat nimic!
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

nancy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Nancy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nancy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nancy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of nancy

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NANCY»

The term «nancy» is very widely used and occupies the 5.618 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NANCY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «nancy» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «nancy» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about nancy

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2 QUOTES WITH «NANCY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word nancy.
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Barbara Bush
Nancy Reagan was a perfectionist, and I am not.
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Natalie Gulbis
Nancy Lopez has always been a role model of mine... so to have the opportunity to play for her and spend time with her has been amazing.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NANCY»

Discover the use of nancy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to nancy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Being Singular Plural
This book, by one of the most innovative and challenging contemporary thinkers, rethinks community and the very idea of the social.
Jean-Luc Nancy, 2000
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Public Vows: A History of Marriage and the Nation
"Public Vows" is a panoramic view of marriage's political history, revealing the national government's profound role in our most private of choices. No one who reads this book will think of marriage in the same way again.
Nancy F. COTT, Nancy F Cott, 2009
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Ghost Stories (Nancy Drew )
Detective Nancy Drew investigates six eerie mysteries involving ghosts, haunted houses, thieves, kidnappers, and imposters
Carolyn Keene, 1983
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Nancy Hanks: An Intimate Portrait : the Creation of a ...
"This biography captures the spirit and the flavor of Ms. Hanks's remarkable life, above all during the eight years in which she led the Endowment."--jacket. She was Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts from 1969-1977.
Michael Whitney Straight, 1988
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Looking Within: Selected Poems, 1954-2000
A bilingual edition of poetry from an important Cuban poet. The African Cuban poet Nancy Morejon set out at a young age to explore the beauty and complexities of the life around and within her.
Nancy Morejón, Juanamaría Cordones-Cook, 2003
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The Creation of the World, Or, Globalization
Philosophical reflections on the phenomenon of globalization.
Jean-Luc Nancy, 2007
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Plaintext
A collection of essays discussing adventure, handicaps, depression, science, masculine behavior, parenthood, human sexuality, agoraphobia, and women's role in society.
Nancy Mairs, 1992
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International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior
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Nancy J. Adler, Allison Gundersen, 2007
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Freedom Is Not Enough: The Opening of the American Workplace
In this bold and groundbreaking work, Nancy MacLean shows how African-American and later Mexican-American civil rights activists and feminists concluded that freedom alone would not suffice: access to jobs at all levels is a requisite of ...
Nancy MacLean, 2008
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Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook, 5E:
Nancy Clark's SportS NutritioN Guidebook FiFtH EditioN Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD Sports Nutrition Services, LLC Newton, MA Human Kinetics Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Clark, Nancy, 1951Nancy Clark's sports ...
Nancy Clark, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NANCY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term nancy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Family issues statement after woman found unconscious in Veterans …
We would like to extend our gratitude to everyone who has helped our sister Nancy during this difficult time. We are both from out of town, and ... «fox6now.com, Jul 15»
2
Nancy and Eldon Muehling: Happy homebodies
Eldon and Nancy Muehling met on the dance floor of the 1733 Club in ... Like many couples, Eldon and Nancy Muehling had dreams for their ... «Lincoln Journal Star, Jul 15»
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Ex-Charleston superintendent Nancy McGinley interviewed for …
MONCKS CORNER — Former Charleston County School District Superintendent Nancy McGinley is a candidate for the top job at Berkeley ... «Charleston Post Courier, Jul 15»
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Nancy O'Dell Rallies for Special Olympics Volunteers and Inclusion …
Popular “Entertainment Tonight” host and TV personality Nancy O'Dell has walked countless red carpets over her career — but a recent side ... «TheWrap, Jul 15»
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6-foot-9 girls basketball player Nancy Mulkey to appear on TLC's 'My …
Haley Hernandez of Click2Houston.com reported Tuesday that 6-foot-9 girls basketball Nancy Mulkey of Cypress Woods (Cypress, Texas) will ... «MaxPreps, Jul 15»
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Divorcing country stars once again show they are 'just like us'
By Nancy Wilson. Staff Writer. It wasn't too long ago we talked about how celebrities are “just like us” and mentioned a story about Blake ... «Dayton Daily News, Jul 15»
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Nancy Pearce Jeffett Inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame
St. Louis, Mo., July 22, 2015 – Nancy Pearce Jeffett, a former Washington University in St. Louis women's tennis player and member of WashU's Sports Hall of ... «Sports News from Washington University in St. Louis, Jul 15»
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Shout Out: Nancy Cushing, Montreal native
Nancy Cushing, 49, of Elmhurst, once again is a member of the Oak Brook Bath & Tennis Club. She rejoined after and eight-year absence. «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
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Kerr, Nancy
Nancy was born June 3, 1933, in Springfield. She was a graduate of Springfield High School. She attended the University of Illinois, where she ... «Herald & Review, Jul 15»
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Nancy Pelosi Proposes Lowering Voting Age
Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), speaking at the Generation Progress Summit last week, voiced her support for lowering the voting age to 16 or 17 in ... «The Maine Wire, Jul 15»

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