AskDefine | Define nervy

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nervy adj
2 showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger; "the nervy feats of mountaineers"
3 offensively bold; "a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"; "a nervy thing to say" [syn: brash, cheeky] [also: nerviest, nervier]

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  1. Having nerve; bold; brazen.
  2. Feeling nervous, anxious or agitated.

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