nerts

plural noun
\ ˈnərts How to pronounce nerts (audio) \

Definition of nerts

slang
: nonsense, nuts often used interjectionally

First Known Use of nerts

1929, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nerts

alteration of nuts

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