This page is about the slang term nerve.

Meaning: bravery, courage, audacity

For example:

  • You have a lot of nerve telling your boss that his ideas are wrong!

  • It takes a lot of nerve to be a stand-up comedian. Imagine getting up in front of hundreds of people who expect you to make them laugh.

Quick Quiz:

It must take a lot of nerve to be

a. a bomb disposal expert

b. a supermarket shelf stacker

c. a wedding photographer

Slang of the Day

This entry is in the following categories:

Contributor: Matt Errey