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Noun: nelly  ne-lee
  1. [informal] A stupid incompetent person
    - dimwit [informal], nitwit [informal], half-wit [informal], doofus [N. Amer, informal], numpty [UK, informal], donkey [informal], nellie [informal], dingleberry [US, informal], noodle [informal], yo-yo [N. Amer, informal], dufus [N. Amer, informal], simp [N. Amer, informal]
  2. [offensive] A male homosexual
  3. [offensive] An effeminate man
    "he's such a nelly";

Type of: simple [archaic], simpleton

Encyclopedia: Nelly, the Bride Without a Husband