a male homosexual
   Literally, an effeminate man, probably a corruption of sister via sissy or sis:
    You know how cissies hate pregnant ladies. (N. Mitford, 1949)

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  • cissy — [sis′ē] n. pl. cissies Brit. var. of SISSY …   English World dictionary

  • cissy — noun (C) BrE informal sissy cissy adjective …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cissy — British variant of sissy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cissy — /sis ee/, n. a female given name, form of Cecilia. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cissy — englische Kurzform von → Cecily bzw. → Cäcilie (Bedeutung: Hinweis auf das Geschlecht der Caecilier) …   Deutsch namen

  • cissy — cis|sy [ˈsısi] n plural cissies BrE informal ↑sissy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cissy — [[t]sɪ̱si[/t]] see sissy …   English dictionary

  • cissy — n. effeminate boy or man, male who lacks stereotypically masculine qualities; coward, timid person …   English contemporary dictionary