nuts

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adjective \ˈnəts\

Definition of nuts

  1. 1 :  enthusiastic, keen <nuts for animals and children — Rick Reilly>

  2. 2 :  insane, crazy <said that it was a novel and all the people who said otherwise were nuts — Flannery O'Connor>

Examples of nuts in a sentence

  1. They looked at me like I was nuts.

  2. <the bizarre rantings in the notes left behind by the serial killer convinced the police that the guy was nuts>

1785

First Known Use of nuts

1785



NUTS Defined for English Language Learners

nuts

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adjective \ˈnəts\

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

nuts

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adjective \ˈnəts\

Definition of nuts for Students

  1. 1 :  enthusiastic about or interested in something <She was nuts about horror movies.>

  2. 2 :  crazy 1 <All this noise is going to make me nuts.>



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