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1. Crazy or foolish.
2. Extremely enthusiastic: I'm nuts about opera.
Used to express contempt, disappointment, or refusal.
1. a slang word for insane
2. slang (foll by: about or on) extremely fond (of) or enthusiastic (about)
slang an expression of disappointment, contempt, refusal, or defiance
(Anatomy) a slang word for testicles. See testicle
1. (used to express disgust, defiance, disapproval, despair.)adj.
2. insane; crazy.Idioms:
be nuts about, to admire fervently; love deeply.
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|Adj.||1.||nuts - informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"|
bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, crackers, daft, dotty, haywire, kookie, kooky, loco, loony, around the bend, balmy, round the bend, wacky, whacky, barmy, loopy, nutty, fruity, cracked
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
adjective (Slang) insane, mad, crazy (informal), bananas (slang), barking (slang), eccentric, batty (slang), psycho (slang), irrational, loony (slang), demented, nutty (slang), deranged, loopy (informal), out to lunch (informal), out there (slang), barking mad (slang), gonzo (slang), doolally (slang), off your trolley (slang), up the pole (informal), as daft as a brush (informal, chiefly Brit.), not the full shilling (informal), wacko or whacko (informal), a sausage short of a fry-up (slang) Either he's joking or else he's nuts. A number of the players went nuts, completely out of control.
1. Slang. Afflicted with or exhibiting irrationality and mental unsoundness:
brainsick, crazy, daft, demented, disordered, distraught, dotty, insane, lunatic, mad, maniac, maniacal, mentally ill, moonstruck, off, touched, unbalanced, unsound, wrong.
Chiefly British: crackers.
Law: non compos mentis.
adj pred (inf) to be nuts → spinnen (inf); to go nuts → durchdrehen (inf), → anfangen zu spinnen (inf); to be nuts about somebody/something → ganz verrückt nach jdm/auf etw (acc) → sein (inf); nuts! (dated US) → Quatsch! (inf); (in annoyance) → Mist (inf)!; nuts to him! (dated US) → er kann mich mal (gern haben)! (inf)