Nervy definition

nûrvē
Arrogantly impudent; brazen.
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Showing or requiring courage and fortitude; bold.
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(chiefly british) Jumpy; nervous.
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(archaic) Full of muscular force; sinewy.
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(rare) Strong; vigorous; sinewy.
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(brit.) Nervous; excitable; jittery.
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Full of courage; bold.
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(informal) Rudely bold; brazen; impudent.
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(US) Having nerve; bold; brazen.
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(UK) Feeling nervous, anxious or agitated.
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(archaic) Strong; sinewy.

His nervy knees "” Keats.

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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
nervy
Comparative:
nervier
Superlative:
nerviest

Origin of nervy

  • nerve +"Ž -y

    From Wiktionary