Examples of nutty in a Sentence
candy with a nutty taste
the only other prisoner in the dungeon was a nutty soul who feasted on bugs
Recent Examples of nutty from the Web
City Hall: Please don't mess with my nutty marching groups.
The common Indian combination of ghee and jaggery, a natural sweetener, produces a rich and nutty taste similar to butter and brown sugar.
Whipped labneh is subtly perfumed with rosewater, lending a floral whiff to curls of salted Persian cucumber dusted with za’atar; tahini slipped under flaky spanakopita-like hand pies contributes a nutty bass note.
Try contrasting these characteristics with foods that have sharp, bright, or salty notes like the Shrimp Paste Chile Dip → 197 with fried eggplant, or with nutty foods like the Seasoned Fried Peanuts → 309 with lemongrass and garlic.
The combination of brown and wild rice makes for a wonderful chewy, nutty flavor.
After a nutty two weeks of coaching changes, wildfires and finals, UCLA goes back to work on bowl prep.
The president* throws a nutty over Gorsuch’s towering ingratitude.
Tahini provides an alluring nutty flavor while maple adds a hit of sweetness.
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First Known Use of nutty
Synonymsbalmy, barmy [chiefly British], bats, batty, bedlam, bonkers, brainsick, bughouse [slang], certifiable, crackbrained, cracked, crackers, crackpot, cranky [dialect], crazed, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, demented, deranged, fruity [slang], gaga, haywire, kooky (also kookie), loco [slang], loony (also looney), loony tunes (or looney tunes), lunatic, mad, maniacal (also maniac), mental, meshuga (or meshugge also meshugah or meshuggah), moonstruck, non compos mentis, nuts, insane, psycho, psychotic, scatty [chiefly British], screwy, unbalanced, unhinged, unsound, wacko (also whacko), wacky (also whacky), wud [chiefly Scottish]
Antonymsbalanced, compos mentis, sane, sound, uncrazy
Related Wordsdotty, fey, loopy, off, potty [chiefly British], teched (or tetched), touched; aberrant, delirious, delusional, delusionary, disordered, disturbed, neurotic, obsessive-compulsive, paranoiac (also paranoic), paranoid (also paranoidal), schizoid, schizophrenic, sociopathic; eccentric, odd, oddball, pixilated (also pixillated), queer, strange; foolish, senseless, witless; irrational, unreasonable; amok (or amuck), ape, ballistic, bananas, berserk, nuclear; depressed; distracted, distraught, frantic, frenzied, haywire, hysterical (also hysteric), raving, wigged-out; fixated, monomaniac, monomaniacal, obsessed
Near Antonymsclear, lucid, rational, reasonable; judicious, sensible, wise; healthy, normal, well-adjusted; unneurotic
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