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nana 1

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Pronunciation: /ˈnɑːnə/

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noun

British informal
A silly person; a fool (often as a general term of abuse): I was made to look a right nana

Phrases

off one's nana

1
Australian /NZ informal Mad or crazy: he’s absolutely gone off his nana
More example sentences
  • I was off my nana on Class As.
  • He'd be going off his 'nana. He wouldn't stand for it. He'd be like a raving lunatic.
  • Punters were absolutely going off their nanas during his set.

Origin

1960s: perhaps a shortening of banana.

Words that rhyme with nana

Alana, Anna, bandanna, banner, Branagh, canna, canner, Diana, fanner, Fermanagh, Guyana, Hannah, Havana, hosanna, Indiana, Joanna, lanner, Louisiana, manna, manner, manor, Montana, planner, Pollyanna, Rosanna, savannah, scanner, spanner, Susanna, tanner

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nana 2 Syllabification: nan·a
Pronunciation: /ˈnanə/

noun

informal
One’s grandmother.
Example sentences
  • ‘I'd like to dedicate this to my nanna,’ he said after extending his career record to 21 wins.
  • My nanna and granddad are in their early 50s, and they don't wear old peoples' clothes.
  • My nanna brought me and my sister up and she always taught us that what you achieve in life comes through hard work.

Origin

Mid 19th century: child's pronunciation of nanny or gran.

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