nelly

[ nel-ee ]
/ ˈnɛl i /

noun Australian Slang.

inferior or cheap wine.

Origin of nelly

First recorded in 1940–45; of uncertain origin
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British Dictionary definitions for nelly

nelly
/ (ˈnɛlɪ) /

noun not on your nelly

(sentence substitute) British slang not under any circumstances; certainly not
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