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Examples of nuts in a Sentence
They looked at me like I was nuts.
the bizarre rantings in the notes left behind by the serial killer convinced the police that the guy was nuts
Recent Examples of nuts from the Web
Or Brazilian capuchin monkeys that use heavy stones to smash hard nuts against flat boulders that serve as anvils.
Then the Zags took the floor, and the place went nuts.
Top a bowl with fresh or dried fruit, and sprinkle with toasted chopped nuts or seeds.
The nose was a whole bouquet: oak, nuts, vanilla, orange (surprisingly) and toffee.
During the first two months, dieters in each group were told to limit carbohydrates or fats to 20 grams daily, about the amount that’s in 1 1/2 slices of whole wheat bread and a handful of nuts respectively.
The results are enjoyably chaotic roughly half the time, erratic and tonally nuts the other half.
What’s nuts is the degree of pain players who line up along the line of scrimmage must overcome in order to play on Sunday.
Crisp fennel, juicy citrus, pomegranate seeds, and nuts (hazelnut, walnuts, pecans, or almonds) punctuate with texture, as does dried fruit such as raisins, cranberries and figs.
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First Known Use of nuts
balmy, bats, batty, bedlam, bonkers, brainsick, certifiable, crackbrained, cracked, crackpot, crazed, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, demented, deranged, gaga, insane, kooky (also kookie), loco [slang], loony (also looney), lunatic, mad, maniacal (also maniac), mental, non compos mentis, nutty, psychotic, screwy, unbalanced, unhinged, unsound, wacky (also whacky);
around the bend, off one's gourd, off one's head, off one's rocker, out of one's head (or mind);
NUTS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nuts for English Language Learners
: very enthusiastic about or interested in something
: feeling affection or love for someone or something
NUTS Defined for Kids
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