nance nance  /ˈnæns/

Definition(s):

  • (n) offensive term for an openly homosexual man

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If the domi nance is too weak to prevent confusion, the individual is a hermaphrodite.
  2. Yonder rears a clean pocket-size replica of heraldic Warwick Castle-yonder drowses a nausey old nance.

News

  1. Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto check out “The Nance” together

    Theatergoers at the Tony-winning show “The Nance” on Wednesday night were left doing double takes when two “Star Trek” favorites beamed in together. Zachary Quinto...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. Art Imitates Life: With Nathan Lane in the lead, Douglas Carter Beane's The Nance is an entertaining, must-see spectacle

    Stage: Nathan Lane is playing a flamboyantly gay character on Broadway, one who feels compelled to be closeted, or at least discreet. No, his name is not Albert, and he doesn't try to pass as Mrs. Coleman, the mother of his lover's son. The Nance is definitely not a retread of The Birdcage . In fact, Douglas Carter Beane's The Nance is much gayer -- and far more sophisticated -- than The ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Metro Weekly

  3. County road crews closing portion of Homer Nance Road until mid-July

    At about 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Madison County District 1 crews closed Homer Nance Road between Mount Carmel School and Mount Carmel subdivision. The road crews will lower the grade on a hill in that area. The work is expected to continue until mid-July.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Huntsville Times

Quotes

  1. "The naming of Fred Nance as General Counsel strengthens our ability to manage any number of matters," said Browns Owner Randy Lerner. "I've had a strong and productive working relationship with Fred for many years and admire the many and...
    on Dec 8, 2009 By: Randy Lerner Source: Plain Dealer

  2. "Four of my teammates from the (New England) Patriots have passed away with heart problems -- Bobby D., Bubba D., Jim Nance, Charlie Long," Bellino said.
    on Jun 16, 2004 By: Joe Bellino Source: WJACtv.com

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