Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A fast-paced multiplayer card game involving multiple decks of playing cards.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Perhaps from nerts ("nuts!", "crazy")

Examples

  • The name of the rental company that we had reserved a car with was—let’s call it Nertz.

    Living Justice

  • The name of the rental company that we had reserved a car with was—let’s call it Nertz.

    Living Justice

  • The name of the rental company that we had reserved a car with was—let’s call it Nertz.

    Living Justice

  • The name of the rental company that we had reserved a car with was—let’s call it Nertz.

    Living Justice

  • So with the mysteriously expanding staff of the Atlanta airport Nertz Liddy and Bored had by now been joined by a David Spade look-alike and a guy shaped like a side of beef, Jessica followed all the rules: first she sweetly asked to speak to a manager.

    Living Justice

  • While we waited for Bored Lady to return, we called the credit card company on our cell phone—but apparently, someone at good old Nertz had unsuccessfully tried to run our card, twice, minutes before the credit increase was about to register.

    Living Justice

  • While we waited for Bored Lady to return, we called the credit card company on our cell phone—but apparently, someone at good old Nertz had unsuccessfully tried to run our card, twice, minutes before the credit increase was about to register.

    Living Justice

  • We waited in line at Nertz for another twenty minutes while the bored lady disappeared into the Krispy Kreme Room, a little break area somewhere behind a mirrored wall: a netherworld where time moved slow as grits and customers got ignored, overlooked, and forgotten.

    Living Justice

  • We waited in line at Nertz for another twenty minutes while the bored lady disappeared into the Krispy Kreme Room, a little break area somewhere behind a mirrored wall: a netherworld where time moved slow as grits and customers got ignored, overlooked, and forgotten.

    Living Justice

  • Liddy, arms folded, eyes narrowed, glowered behind Bored Lady like rent-a-car muscle as she politely explained to Erik the three-page policy that Erik became convinced Nertz had developed expressly to deal with him.

    Living Justice

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.