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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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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.
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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.
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

nutty

[ˈnʌti] adj
[flavour] → de noisette
[person] → cinglé(e) , dingue
as nutty as a fruitcake → complètement cinglé(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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)
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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nutty

a. abundante en nueces, con sabor a nueces; pop. [crazy] loco-a, chiflado-a.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
At that time he was spending the remains of the money left him by his aunt, and Elizabeth had hardly settled down at Brookport and got her venture under way when she found herself obliged to provide for Nutty a combination of home and sanatorium.
The great aim of Elizabeth's life was to make a new man of Nutty. It was her hope that the quiet life and soothing air of Brookport, with--unless you counted the money-in-the-slot musical box at the store--its absence of the fiercer excitements, might in time pull him together and unscramble his disordered nervous system.
Alas, poor Nutty! This was he whom but yesterday Broadway had known as the Speed Kid, on whom head-waiters had smiled and lesser waiters fawned; whose snake-like form had nestled in so many a front-row orchestra stall.
Nutty Boyd conformed as nearly as a human being may to Euclid's definition of a straight line.
Meanwhile, darling Nutty, will you get some clothes on and go round to the Smiths and ask them to lend us a pailful?'
What a pig you are sometimes, Nutty. As if I wasn't only too glad to have you here.
A look of absolute alarm came into Nutty's pallid face.
'Oh, Nutty, you haven't been--seeing anything again, have you?'
She was also sorry that a large sum of money was coming to Nutty at that particular point in his career, just when there seemed the hope that the simple life might pull him together.
Nutty was shambling through the garden with his pail, a bowed, shuffling pillar of gloom.
In the early years of this century, such a linen-weaver, named Silas Marner, worked at his vocation in a stone cottage that stood among the nutty hedgerows near the village of Raveloe, and not far from the edge of a deserted stone-pit.
An hour later the lamps blazed in Kadlu's house; snow-water was heating; the pots were beginning to simmer, and the snow was dripping from the roof, as Amoraq made ready a meal for all the village, and the boy-baby in the hood chewed at a strip of rich nutty blubber, and the hunters slowly and methodically filled themselves to the very brim with seal-meat.