As adjectives the difference between nervy and pervy
is that nervy
is (us) having nerve; bold; brazen while pervy
is behaving or appearing like a sexual pervert.
(US) Having nerve; bold; brazen.
(British) Feeling nervous, anxious or agitated.
, date=May 9
, author=John Percy
, title=Birmingham City 2 Blackpool 2 (2-3 on agg): match report
, work=the Telegraph
, passage= Blackpool continue to thrive on the adrenalin rush of the end-of-season shoot-out and are heading for a second Wembley date in two years after negotiating a nervy
path past Birmingham.}}
(archaic) Strong; sinewy.
- his nervy knees — Keats.
Behaving or appearing like a sexual pervert.
* perverted (more formal)