1A traditional African folk tale about Anancy the spider, who overcomes others by cunning.
- So for me, nancy stories have always had a humorous air of winking at the audience, as though the storyteller's saying, ‘we all know people like this, but let's not name any names.’
- Only Mike and nancy stories are consistently worth watching for.
1.2A superstitious belief: God is a nancy story, you hear
Nancy, shortening of Anancy, from Akan ananse 'spider'.
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