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Definition of 'nervy'

Adjective

  1. being in a tense state
       Synonyms: edgy high-strung highly strung in suspense jittery jumpy overstrung restive uptight
  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"
       Synonyms: brash cheeky


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