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nut·ty

 (nŭt′ē)
adj. nut·ti·er, nut·ti·est
1. Containing or producing nuts: nutty trees.
2. Having a flavor like that of nuts: The wild turkey often has a nutty taste when cooked.
3. Slang Crazy; idiotic: a nutty idea.

nut′ti·ly adv.
nut′ti·ness n.

nutty

(ˈnʌtɪ)
adj, -tier or -tiest
1. containing or abounding in nuts
2. resembling nuts, esp in taste
3. informal Also: nutsy insane; crazy
4. informal (foll by: over or about) extremely fond (of) or enthusiastic (about)
ˈnuttily adv
ˈnuttiness n

nut•ty

(ˈnʌt i)

adj. -ti•er, -ti•est.
1. abounding in or producing nuts.
2. nutlike, esp. in flavor.
3. Slang.
a. silly or ridiculous.
b. eccentric; queer.
c. insane.
[1655–65]
nut′ti•ly, adv.
nut′ti•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nutty - having the flavor of nuts; "a nutty sherry"
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
2.nutty - informal or slang terms for mentally irregularnutty - 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"

nutty

adjective (Informal) mad, crazy (informal), bananas (slang), barking (slang), mental (slang), crackers (Brit. slang), batty (slang), insane, crazed, loony (slang), demented, cuckoo (informal), unbalanced, barmy (slang), deranged, bonkers (slang, chiefly Brit.), flaky (U.S. slang), unhinged, loopy (informal), crackpot (informal), out to lunch (informal), round the bend (Brit. slang), barking mad (slang), out of your mind, gonzo (slang), screwy (informal), doolally (slang), off your head (slang), off your trolley (slang), round the twist (Brit. slang), up the pole (informal), of unsound mind, as daft as a brush (informal, chiefly Brit.), not right in the head, non compos mentis (Latin), off your rocker (slang), not the full shilling (informal), off your nut (slang), off your chump (slang), wacko or whacko (informal), a sausage short of a fry-up (slang) That's a nutty idea. People used to think I was nutty because I talked to my plants.

nutty

adjective
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.
Translations
ذو طّعْم الجَوز أو اللوزمَخْبول، مُخْتَل العَقْل
ořechovýpraštěný
skør
dióízû
hnetu-, meî hnetumklikkaîur
cevizlidelifındık ya da ceviz tadı olanfındıklıkaçık

nutty

[ˈnʌtɪ] ADJ (nuttier (compar) (nuttiest (superl)))
1. [cake] → con nueces; [taste] → a nuez; [sherry] → almendrado, avellanado; [colour] → de nuez
2. (= crazy) → chiflado
to be nutty about sthestar loco por algo

nutty

[ˈnʌti] adj
[flavour] → de noisette
[person] → cinglé(e) , dingue
as nutty as a fruitcake → complètement cinglé(e)

nutty

adj (+er)
(= like nuts)nussartig; (= with nuts)mit Nüssen; aromanussig; nutty flavourNussgeschmack m
(inf: = crazy) → bekloppt (inf); to be nutty about somebody/somethingganz verrückt nach jdm/auf etw (acc)sein (inf)

nutty

[ˈnʌtɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl)))
a. (flavour, taste) → di noce (or nocciola or mandorla ); (cake) → di frutta secca; (chocolate) → alla nocciola
b. (fam) → pazzo/a, matto/a

nut

(nat) noun
1. a fruit consisting of a single seed in a hard shell. a hazel-nut; a walnut.
2. a small round piece of metal with a hole through it, for screwing on the end of a bolt to hold pieces of wood, metal etc together. a nut and bolt.
ˈnutty adjective
1. containing, or tasting of, nuts. a nutty flavour.
2. a slang word for mad. He's quite nutty.
ˈnutcracker noun
(usually in plural) an instrument for cracking nuts open. a pair of nutcrackers.
ˈnutshell noun
the hard covering of a nut.
in a nutshell
expressed, described etc very briefly. I'll tell you the story in a nutshell.

nutty

a. abundante en nueces, con sabor a nueces; pop. [crazy] loco-a, chiflado-a.
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