[nuht-see] /ˈnʌt si/
adjective, nutsier, nutsiest.
(defs 3, 4).
Crazy; nutty: I have to keep up with 29 (mostly nutso) ballot initiatives/ drove each other nutsy with crashing self-confidence (first form 1975+, second 1923+)
[nuht] /nʌt/ noun 1. a dry fruit consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell. 2. the kernel itself. 3. Botany. a hard, indehiscent, one-seeded fruit, as the chestnut or the acorn. 4. any of various devices or ornaments resembling a nut. 5. a block, usually of metal and […]
[nuht-er] /ˈnʌt ər/ noun 1. a person who gathers . 2. British Slang. an insane person. /ˈnʌtə/ noun 1. (Brit, slang) a mad or eccentric person n. “one who gathers nuts,” late 15c., from nut + -er (1). Meaning “crazy person” is British slang, 1958, from nut + -er (3). Nuttery “mental hospital” is attested […]
[nuht-ee] /ˈnʌt i/ adjective, nuttier, nuttiest. 1. abounding in or producing nuts. 2. nutlike, especially in flavor. 3. Slang. 4. full of flavor or zest; lively; stimulating; meaty: He offered several rich, nutty ideas on the subject. /ˈnʌtɪ/ adjective -tier, -tiest 1. containing or abounding in nuts 2. resembling nuts, esp in taste 3. a […]
[nuht-ing] /ˈnʌt ɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of seeking or gathering . [nuht-ing] /ˈnʌt ɪŋ/ noun 1. Wallace, 1861–1941, U.S. antiquary, author, and illustrator. [nuht] /nʌt/ noun 1. a dry fruit consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell. 2. the kernel itself. 3. Botany. a hard, indehiscent, one-seeded […]