(Scot, derogatory) a young working-class female who dresses in casual sports clothes
- Ned kelly
noun a person exhibiting reckless courage, esp. defiance of authority Word Origin from Ned Kelly, a notorious escaped convict in Australia Usage Note Australian
[need] /nid/ noun 1. a requirement, necessary duty, or obligation: There is no need for you to go there. 2. a lack of something wanted or deemed necessary: to fulfill the needs of the assignment. 3. urgent want, as of something requisite: He has no need of your charity. 4. necessity arising from the circumstances […]
[ney] /neɪ/ adjective 1. born (placed after the name of a married woman to introduce her maiden name): Madame de Staël, nee Necker. /neɪ/ adjective 1. indicating the maiden name of a married woman: Mrs Bloggs née Blandish introducing the maiden name of a married woman, 1758, from French née, fem. past participle of naître […]
adjective decided according to the extent to which it is needed; also called needs-based Examples Financial assistance is almost always need-based.