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bundle of nerves

a person who is extremely nervous.
Origin of bundle of nerves
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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bundle of nerves

noun phrase

A very nervous person: He was a bundle of nerves before the speech

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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bundle of nerves

Extremely jittery, tense, or fearful person, as in For months after the accident, Aunt Jane was a bundle of nerves. [ 1930s ]
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