[ nurts ]
/ nɜrts /
interjection Older Slang.
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Origin of nerts
First recorded in 1930–35; by alteration
Words nearby nerts
Definition for nertz (2 of 2)
[ nuhts ]
/ nʌts /
Also nerts, nertz. (used to express disgust, defiance, disapproval, despair).
Origin of nuts
First recorded in 1900–05; plural of nut
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British Dictionary definitions for nertz
/ (nʌts) /
a slang word for insane
(foll by about or on) slang extremely fond (of) or enthusiastic (about)
slang an expression of disappointment, contempt, refusal, or defiance
a slang word for testiclesSee testicle
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