nervy definition

  • adjective:
    • Arrogantly impudent; brazen.
    • Showing or calling for nerve and fortitude; bold.
    • Chiefly British Jumpy; nervous.
    • Archaic Full of muscular power; sinewy.
    • Having neurological; strong; brazen.
    • Feeling nervous, anxious or agitated.
    • powerful; sinewy.
    • Strong; sinewy.
    • Offensively bold or presumptuous; insolent; cheeky; pushy.
    • Exhibiting nerve or daring; bold; plucky.
    • Nervous{6}; apprehensive; edgy{1}.
    • being in a tense condition
    • showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger
    • offensively strong
  • others:
    • Vigorous; sinewy; powerful, just as if well-nerved or full of nervous power.
    • Courageous; having or displaying fortitude or nerve.

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