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nutty

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adjective nut·ty \ˈnə-tē\

Simple Definition of nutty

  • : tasting or smelling like nuts

  • : containing nuts

  • : silly, strange, or foolish

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nutty

nuttiernuttiest

  1. 1 :  having or producing nuts

  2. 2 :  having a flavor like that of nuts

  3. 3 :  eccentric, silly; also :  mentally unbalanced

nuttily play \-tə-lē\ adverb
nuttiness noun

Examples of nutty in a sentence

  1. candy with a nutty taste

  2. <the only other prisoner in the dungeon was a nutty soul who feasted on bugs>



15th Century

First Known Use of nutty

15th century

Rhymes with nutty


NUTTY Defined for Kids

nutty

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adjective nut·ty \ˈnə-tē\

Definition of nutty for Students

nuttiernuttiest

  1. 1 :  not showing good sense <a nutty idea>

  2. 2 :  having a flavor like that of nuts





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