Definition of nerved in US English:

nerved

adjective

  • See nerve

    usually in combination ‘she was still raw-nerved from reliving the past’
    • ‘I look up at the circles traced by a great swinging, lurching bucket and its nerved riders, and the playing track's identity comes to me: Rod Stewart's ‘Downtown Train’.’

Pronunciation

nerved

/nərvd//nərvd/