nervier nervier

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) being in a tense state
  2. (adj) showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger
  3. (adj) offensively bold

Usage(s):

  • In Little Women she played Jo Marsh, the role a much nervier young thing from Broadway, Katharine Hepburn, had taken in the 1933 version.

Quotes

  • "It [the bombing] definitely made me nervier," New Zealand and Kolkata fast bowler Shane Bond told The New Zealand Herald. "We went over there with the threat, I guess, but when that happened it became a reality. We had one game left at that...
    on Apr 23, 2010 By: Shane Bond Source: The Age

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