nutter

play
noun nut·ter \ˈnə-tər\

Definition of nutter

slang, British

  1. :  nut 6a

Examples of nutter in a Sentence

  1. rather than ostracizing them, the British seem to cherish their nutters

  2. the theory that Jack the Ripper was a nutter infected with venereal disease by a prostitute

1958

First Known Use of nutter

1958


NUTTER Defined for English Language Learners

nutter

play
noun nut·ter \ˈnə-tər\

Definition of nutter for English Language Learners

  • : a crazy or strange person



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up nutter? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

not embarrassed or apologetic

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • winning-words-from-the-national-spelling-bee-logo
  • Which is the correct spelling of the winning word from 1988?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!