Student Thesaurus

One entry found for nervy.
Entry Word: nervy
Function: adjective
Text: 1 displaying or marked by rude boldness <the nervy waiter held up the small tip and called out to the departing customers, "Hope it doesn't break the bank!">
Synonyms arch, bold, bold-faced, brash, brassy, brazen, cheeky, cocky, fresh, impertinent, impudent, insolent, sassy, saucy
Related Words assertive, forward, obtrusive; audacious, defiant, disrespectful; shameless, unabashed, unblushing; bluff, blunt, curt; facetious, flip, flippant, pert, smart, smart-alecky (or smart-aleck)
Near Antonyms demure, humble, modest; courteous, genteel, mannerly, polite, proper; deferential, respectful; abashed, ashamed, blushing, embarrassed; gentle, mild; inconspicuous, unobtrusive
Antonyms meek, mousy (or mousey), retiring, shy, timid
2 feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty <I'm a little nervy about my first job interview> -- see NERVOUS 1
3 inclined or willing to take risks <nervy rock climbers wanting to make gravity-defying ascents> -- see BOLD 1