nerts
noun plural Etymology: alteration of nuts Date: 1929 slang nonsense, nuts — often used interjectionally

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nerts — adj Crazy, insane. You are completely nerts if you think I will go with you. 1920s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • nerts — /nerrts/, interj. Older Slang. nuts (def. 1). Also, nertz. [1930 35; by alter.] * * * …   Universalium

  • nerts — 1. adjective Crazy; nuts. 2. interjection Nuts! Expression of dismay …   Wiktionary

  • nerts — n American a polite alteration of nuts …   Contemporary slang

  • nerts — or nertz [[t]nɜrts[/t]] interj. sts nuts 1) • Etymology: 1930–35; by alter …   From formal English to slang

  • nerts — Go to nurts …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • nerts — ˈnərts, ə̄ts, əits noun plural Etymology: by alteration slang : nut 6b …   Useful english dictionary

  • nertz — nerts or nertz «nurts», interjection. U.S. Slang. an exclamation of disgust or contempt; nuts. ╂[alteration of nuts] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nertz — This article is about a card game. For the definition of nertz , see Wiktionary:nertz. Nertz Players Ideally 2–8 Skill(s) required Quick reaction, awareness of cards being played simultaneously, counting …   Wikipedia

  • nurts — AND nerts [na^ts] 1. n. nonsense. □ Don’t talk that kind of nurts to me! □ Oh, that’s just nerts. I don’t believe a word of it. 2. interj. <a mild expression of distress or dismay.> (Usually Nerts!; Nurts!.) □ Oh, nerts! I forgot my wallet …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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