Meaning of nesh in English:

nesh

Pronunciation /nɛʃ/

adjective

dialect British
  • (of a person) weak and delicate, in particular in being susceptible to the cold.

    ‘it was nesh to go to school in a topcoat’
    • ‘It confirms London's Transport system is on the verge of collapse and people who live in the capital - to use a word they don't understand - are nesh.’
    sickly, in poor health, unhealthy, valetudinarian, frail, feeble, weak, weakly, debilitated

Origin

Old English hnesce, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch dialect nes ‘soft or foolish’.