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[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


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