Definition of Nerviest

1. Adjective. (superlative of nervy) ¹

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Definition of Nerviest

1. nervy [adj] - See also: nervy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nerviest

nervi pterygopalatini
nervi rectales inferiores
nervi sacrales
nervi sphenopalatini
nervi spinales
nervi splanchnici lumbales
nervi splanchnici sacrales
nervi subscapulares
nervi temporales profundi
nervi terminales
nervi thoracici
nerviest (current term)
nervii olfactorii

Literary usage of Nerviest

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Short Line War by Samuel Merwin, Henry Kitchell Webster (1899)
"The nerviest man we've got." And before the other could reply, Jim had turned from ... And so Jawn was called to Manchester as the nerviest man on the road. ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"A. Cowdery. il Harper 135: 832-40 N '17 nerviest man; untangling cables over the Niagara whirlpool. C: W. Person, il St N 44: 459-60 Mr '17 New Niagara ..."

3. A Ranchman's Recollections: An Autobiography in which Unfamiliar Facts by Frank S. Hastings (1921)
"He is the'nerviest' man in Montana. He runs a train into the Coeur D'Alene district, with a tough gang all along the run, and they all eat out of his hand. ..."

4. The New York Times Current History (1918)
"I was standing talking to an American General when we saw the nerviest sort of aerial performance. A road was filled with American trucks, soldiers, ..."

5. Baptist Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1907)
"... that read as if they had been cooked up by the aid of an encyclopedia in the newspaper office. Missions are the liveliest, nerviest, realest thing in ..."

6. Tramping with Tramps: Studies and Sketches of Vagabond Life by Josiah Flynt, Josiah Flynt Willard (1899)
"... up the ladder of a eattle- ear, but he was afterward so ashamed that it was almost'pitiful. He was the "nerviest" ..."

7. The Black Hills, Or, The Last Hunting Ground of the Dakotahs: A Complete by Annie D. Tallent (1899)
"Richard Bullock, reputed to be one of the nerviest messengers who ever guarded the gold bullion out of the Black Hills, has been employed for many years to ..."

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