Antonyms for nervy
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : nur-vee|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɜr vi|
Definition of nervyOrigin :
- "full of courage," 1870, from nerve + -y (2). Sense of "excitable" is from 1891.
- adj bold, pushy
- "I'm nervy, that's what it is," he went on, still speaking aloud.
- Extract from : « Changing Winds » by St. John G. Ervine
- I know ye're nervy, but thar ain't no good in bein' foolish.
- Extract from : « Frank Merriwell Down South » by Burt L. Standish
- She asked questions that might have been considered impertinent, not to say nervy.
- Extract from : « Gigolo » by Edna Ferber
- And you know he's some nervy sport, Mr. Robert—all except when it's a matter of skirts.
- Extract from : « Torchy, Private Sec. » by Sewell Ford
- “A fellow has to be without nerve and yet 169 nervy,” explained Larry.
- Extract from : « Penny of Top Hill Trail » by Belle Kanaris Maniates
- Musq'oosis had to admit they were a nervy pair, though small.
- Extract from : « The Huntress » by Hulbert Footner
- More than one acquaintance had lately told him that he was looking "nervy."
- Extract from : « Uncanny Tales » by Various
- It was as nervy a thing as I ever seen, and I never seen it outside of a circus.
- Extract from : « The Motor Boys » by Clarence Young
- Weve needed a couple of nervy riders like you and your pardner.
- Extract from : « Slim Evans and his Horse Lightning » by Graham M. Dean
- Say, girls, did you ever hear of anything so nervy as Nita's going off like that?
- Extract from : « The Woodcraft Girls at Camp » by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Synonyms for nervy
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