nervily
adverb see nervy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nervily — nervy ► ADJECTIVE (nervier, nerviest) 1) chiefly Brit. nervous or tense. 2) N. Amer. informal bold or impudent. DERIVATIVES nervily adverb nerviness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • nervily — adverb In a nervy way …   Wiktionary

  • nervily — nÉœrvɪlɪ / nɜːv adv. boldly, presumptively; courageously; nervously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nervily — nerv·i·ly …   English syllables

  • nervily — adverb in a brash cheeky manner brashly, she asked for a rebate • Syn: ↑cheekily, ↑brashly • Derived from adjective: ↑brash (for: ↑brashly), ↑nervy, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • nervy — nervily, adv. nerviness, n. /nerr vee/, adj., nervier, nerviest. 1. brashly presumptuous or insolent; pushy: a nervy thing to say; a nervy trick to pull. 2. having or showing courage; brave or bold: the nervy feats of the mountaineers. 3. strong; …   Universalium

  • brashly — adverb in a brash cheeky manner brashly, she asked for a rebate • Syn: ↑cheekily, ↑nervily • Derived from adjective: ↑brash, ↑nervy (for: ↑nervily), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cheekily — adverb in a brash cheeky manner brashly, she asked for a rebate • Syn: ↑nervily, ↑brashly • Derived from adjective: ↑brash (for: ↑brashly), ↑nervy ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • nervy — adjective (nervier; est) Date: 1607 1. archaic sinewy, strong 2. a. showing or expressive of calm courage ; bold b. marked by effrontery or presumption ; brash 3 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bowie, David — orig. David Robert Jones born Jan. 8, 1947, London, Eng. British rock singer. In the mid 1960s Bowie sang in a number of bands in his native London. He changed his name in 1966 to avoid confusion with the lead singer of the Monkees. His first hit …   Universalium

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