Definition of nervy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈnɜːvi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɜːrvi//
    (informal) Nervous
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  1. 1(British English) anxious and nervous You seem quite nervy this morning. See related entries: Nervous
  2. 2(North American English) brave and confident in a way that might offend other people, or show a lack of respect It takes a pretty nervy guy to talk to me like that.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nervy