Meaning of NICE-NELLY in English

NICE-NELLY

[nice-nel.ly] adj, often cap 2d N [fr. the name Nelly] (1925) 1: marked by euphemism

2: prudish -- nice nelly n, often cap 2d N -- nice-nel.ly.ism n, often cap 2d N

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