It's when your being cocky in a fight and someone hits you say:
Well, that stuck a nerve.

to show that, "oh look, i could hardly tell but i think this chap wants to fight me...."
by jason March 01, 2005
6 Words related to strike a nerve
Top Definition
to distress somebody through commentary
Did I strike a nerve when I called him a boob?
by thunderdog August 23, 2006

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