Definition of jessie in English:

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jessie

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɛsi/
(also jessy)

noun (plural jessies)

British informal, derogatory
An effeminate, weak, or oversensitive man.
Example sentences
  • There is no number two, an’ what you gonna do about that, ya bunch of jessies?
  • Actually, we ran away like a big pair of jessies.
  • White's piece is about the arrival of Northern supermarket Morrison's in the south and the fears it prompted among image conscious jessies.

Origin

1920s: from the female given name Jessie.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: jes¦sie

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