Synonyms for nervy

Synonyms for (adjective) nervy

Synonyms: cheeky, brash, nervy

Definition: offensively bold

Usage: a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club; a nervy thing to say

Similar words: forward

Definition: used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty

Usage: a forward child badly in need of discipline


Synonyms: nervy

Definition: showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger

Usage: the nervy feats of mountaineers

Similar words: bold

Definition: fearless and daring

Usage: bold settlers on some foreign shore; a bold speech; a bold adventure


Synonyms: jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, high-strung, highly strung, uptight, edgy, restive

Definition: being in a tense state

Similar words: tense

Definition: in or of a state of physical or nervous tension