[nel-ee] /ˈnɛl i/

a female given name, form of .
(often lowercase) Slang.

[nel-ee] /ˈnɛl i/
noun, Australian Slang.
inferior or cheap wine.
(sentence substitute) (Brit, slang) not under any circumstances; certainly not

fem. proper name, also Nellie, diminutive of Nell, a pet form of Ellen, Helen, or Eleanor. Meaning “weak-spirited person” is first attested 1961.


Related Terms

nervous nellie
see: nervous nellie


Read Also:

  • Nellis-air-force-base

    [nel-is] /ˈnɛl ɪs/ noun 1. the largest air base in the U.S. Air Force’s Tactical Air Command, located near Las Vegas, Nev., and developed from what began in 1941 as a U.S. Army Air Corps field.

  • Nellore

    [ne-lawr, -lohr] /nɛˈlɔr, -ˈloʊr/ noun 1. a city in Andhra Pradesh state, SE India, on the Pennar River near the Coromandel Coast.

  • Nelophobia

    noun a fear of glass

  • Nelson mandela

    [man-del-uh] /mænˈdɛl ə/ noun 1. Nelson (Rolihlahla) [raw-lee-lah-luh] /ˌrɔ liˈlɑ lə/ (Show IPA), 1918–2013, South African black antiapartheid activist: president of South Africa 1994–99. /mænˈdɛlə/ noun 1. Nelson (Rolihlahla). born 1918, Black South African statesman: president of South Africa (1994–99). Jailed in 1962 for 5 years and, in 1964, for life, he was released in […]

Disclaimer: Nellies definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.