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Definition of the noun nance

What does nance mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: nances

  1. offensive term for a homosexual man

Alternative definition of the noun nance


  1. [derogatory] A short form of Nancy boy.


  1. A male homosexual.


  1. Nance a.k.a. Nancy Coolen: Nancy Anna Francina Coolen, known as Nance is a Dutch TV host who was previously the lead-singer of a Eurodance group called Twenty 4 Seven.
  2. Nance a.k.a. Nancy Parsons: Nancy Anne Parsons was an American actress. She was best known for her role as Beulah Balbricker in the 1982 cult film Porky's and its sequels. She also played Ida in Motel Hell.

There are other people with in their name, like Jim Nance, Kid Nance, Kim Nance, Ray Nance, Dave Nance, Eric Nance, Jack Nance, John Nance, Lynn Nance, Todd Nance and many others.


Nance is a fictional character from the 2014 film We Mortals Are.


"Nance" is a 1920 British silent drama film directed by Albert Ward and starring Isobel Elsom, James Lindsay and Ivan Samson. It was based on the novel Nance by Charles Garvice. It depicts the relationship between an aristocratic man and a working class woman.

  • country: United Kingdom
  • language: English Language
  • genres: Silent film, Drama
  • released in (95 years ago)


Nance a.k.a. Nance, Virginia: Nance is an unincorporated community in Charles City County, Virginia, United States.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Nance

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Google previewThe Kilo Connection (2014)

by Johnnie Mitchell

Victor Nance is a Vice Squad cop working out of Gary Indiana.

Google previewCheryl Hazeltine's Central Texas Gardener (2010)

by Cheryl Hazeltine, Richard Hazeltine

Proper lawn mainte65 nance means less pollution, less chemical use, and improved water ...

Google previewPostharvest Biology and Technology of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits (2011)

Mangosteen to White Sapote by Elhadi M Yahia

Nance (Byrsonima crassifolia (L.) Kunth) O. Duarte, National Agrarian University, La Molina, Peru Abstract: Nance is a popular minor fruit in Central America commonly found in markets although there are practically no commercial ...

Google previewSoul (1998)

Black Power, Politics, and Pleasure by Monique Guillory, Richard Green

MARILYN NANCE is an independent photojournalist/storyteller and recipient of a 1993 New York Foundation for the Arts ...

Google previewRock and Roll Economics (2003)

by Michael Solomon

nance is that it is logically impossible to out—perform oneself and the institutions have found themselves in the position of charging fees for performance that can be easily exceeded by an index tracker at much less cost. 'Most of these Harvard ...

Google previewThe Renaissance of American Indian Higher Education (2003)

Capturing the Dream by Maenette K.P. A Benham, Wayne J. Stein

What we have learned over time is that being involved in the daily business of tribal gover' nance is a sure formula for failure (see also Boyer, 1997; Stein, 1992 ). The board of trustees may be selected in a number of ways, any of which will ...

Google previewTheory and Practice of Modern Islamic Finance (2010)

The Case Analysis from Australia by Abu Umar Faruq Ahmad

nance is that it does not operate in the same way the arrangements will actually work if these standards are used, as most of the world's banks do. The risk sharing nature of many of the arrangements (Musharaka for example) means that they ...

Google previewLandscape, Process and Power (2009)

Re-evaluating Traditional Environmental Knowledge by Serena Heckler

Similarly, 'local' in today's climate of devolution, participatory development and bottom-up gover- nance is a more powerful term than it may have been previously. Moreover, each of the terms has a historical component. For instance, the early ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts (2008)

by Jules Janick, Robert E. Paull

DESCRIPTION The nance is a low-branched, slow-growing tree or shrub to 10 m tall with the canopy varying from roundtopped and spreading to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

Nance in 1947, used either to rotate molar teeth, stabilize them, or prevent them from drifting mesially. It consists of fixed bands on molars either side of the arch with a connecting palatal ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy (2015)

by Edward S. Neukrug

Individual Psychology Individual psychology 537 537 Individual Psychology See Adlerian Therapy Nicki Nance Nicki Nance Nance, Nicki Inner Child Therapy Inner.

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Lynch is an ordinary, smalltown guy and he just sees strange things in people. (Jack Nance)
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Scrabble value of N1A1N1C3E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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