nutty

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adjective nut·ty \ˈnə-tē\

Definition of nutty

nuttier

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nuttiest

  1. 1 :  having or producing nuts

  2. 2 :  having a flavor like that of nuts

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

nuttily

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nuttiness

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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

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First Known Use of nutty

15th century


NUTTY Defined for English Language Learners

nutty

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adjective

Definition of nutty for English Language Learners

  • : tasting or smelling like nuts

  • : containing nuts

  • : silly, strange, or foolish


NUTTY Defined for Kids

nutty

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adjective nut·ty \ˈnə-tē\

Definition of nutty for Students

nuttier

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nuttiest

  1. 1 :  not showing good sense a nutty idea

  2. 2 :  having a flavor like that of nuts



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