nut case

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also nut case  (nŭt′kās′)
n. Slang
A crazy or eccentric person.
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nut′ case`

a deranged person; lunatic.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nut case - a whimsically eccentric personnut case - a whimsically eccentric person  
eccentric, eccentric person, oddball, flake, geek - a person with an unusual or odd personality
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nut case

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This resulted in me going to bed singing, "everyone's a fruit and nut case".
From 'fruit n nut case' to the 'crumbliest flakiest chocolate in the world', we recall the ads that had us flocking to the sweet shop.
The last Transformers film, 2017's 'The Last Knight,' was so excruciatingly cacophonous, walk out-worthy and pretentious that we wanted to 'congratulate' director Michael Bay for making Anthony Hopkins look bad and sound like a rambling nut case.
A third NUT case involved an academy worker in the North West who suffered "a prolonged assault by a female teenage student, who flew into a rage when the member asked her to stop chewing gum before lesson time".
He has been described as a "nut case" and a "lone wolf." Had he been a Muslim by name, the media would have directly attacked Islam, the religion of 1.6 billion people worldwide.
Try the Nut Case - which consists of Crunchy Nut Clusters, Crunchy Nut Cornflakes, Honey Nut Scooters and honey milk.
His partnership with Denis Norden saw them writing for radio and TV and he famously did the voiceover for the Cadbury's Fruit & Nut chocolate advert featuring the line "Everyone's a fruit and nut case".
From Tchaikovsky's chocolatey "Everyone's a fruit and nut case" to the cigar-lighting Bach's Air on the G String.
Will I be considered some sort of a religious nut case? Will I be lumped in with the outrageous TV preachers in white three-piece suits?
Stating that he was 'mentally and emotionally pretty drained', Trott also said that he feared a public backlash and being called a 'nut case' back in England, although he is confident he will be ready to make a return to cricket with county side Warwickshire in May.
"I know I am going to end up killing someone one day, but I'm not a nut case," another confessed.
THE makers of a popular chocolate bar once declared "everyone's a fruit and nut case", but while such a sweeping generalisation was almost certainly inaccurate, it has proved completely true of Mikey Ennis, who will be aided by vast quantities of currants and cashews as he seeks to end a more than three-decade drought for amateur riders in the Coral Welsh National.