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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.
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Adv.1.nuttily - in a mildly insane mannernuttily - in a mildly insane manner; "the old lady is beginning to behave quite dottily"
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We dive into the deli counter for cones of soft, elastic pistachio and chocolate gelato (from PS2.50 a scoop) and crumbly almond biscuits (PS1.20 each), as soft and nuttily sweet as marzipan and filled with fig jam and lurid green pistachio.
The "light coating of Skippy" applied to talking heads at the 2012 Republican National Convention is, indeed, nuttily reminiscent of the "peanut-butter body-tone" of Fielding Goodney in Money (1984).
And yet a thing like a subsidised sta canteen for public sector workers drives many of us - including me - absolutely, nuttily furious.
He dials back "minor" to "inconsequential" and "fringe." He concludes: "You'd have to be nuttily sensitive to see what has been said as anti-Semitic."