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nuts

 (nŭts) Informal
adj.
1. Crazy or foolish.
2. Extremely enthusiastic: I'm nuts about opera.
interj.
Used to express contempt, disappointment, or refusal.

[From nut.]
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nuts

(nʌts)
adj
1. a slang word for insane
2. slang (foll by: about or on) extremely fond (of) or enthusiastic (about)
interj
slang an expression of disappointment, contempt, refusal, or defiance
pl n
(Anatomy) a slang word for testicles. See testicle
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nuts

(nʌts)
Slang. interj.
1. (used to express disgust, defiance, disapproval, despair.)
adj.
2. insane; crazy.
Idioms:
be nuts about, to admire fervently; love deeply.
[1900–05; pl. of nut; see -s3]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nuts - informal or slang terms for mentally irregularnuts - informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
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nuts

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.
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nuts

adjective
1. Slang. Afflicted with or exhibiting irrationality and mental unsoundness:
Informal: bonkers, cracked, daffy, gaga, loony.
Chiefly British: crackers.
Idioms: around the bend, crazy as a loon, mad as a hatter, not all there, nutty as a fruitcake, off one's head, off one's rocker, of unsound mind, out of one's mind, sick in the head, stark raving mad.
2. Slang. Showing or having enthusiasm:
Informal: crazy.
Slang: gung ho.
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Translations

nuts

[nʌts] ADJchiflado, chalado
to be nuts about sth/sbestar chiflado por algo/algn
to drive sb nutsvolver loco a algn
to go nutsvolverse loco
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nuts

[ˈnʌts] adj
(= crazy) to be nuts → être dingue , être cinglé(e)
He's nuts → Il est dingue.
(= angry) to go nuts → piquer une crise
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nuts

adj pred (inf) to be nutsspinnen (inf); to go nutsdurchdrehen (inf), → anfangen zu spinnen (inf); to be nuts about somebody/somethingganz 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)
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nuts

[nʌts] (fam)
1. adjmatto/a, pazzo/a
to be nuts about sb → essere pazzo/a di qn
to be nuts about sth → andare matto/a per qc
to go nuts → impazzire, dare i numeri
2. excl (nonsense) → col cavolo!
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