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
LATROBE, Pa. - You think full moons make people a little nutty?
Smoking Goose bacon; Santori Bellavitano, a nutty parmesan-style cheese; and black pepper aioli covered a prime dry-aged burger with the distinctive St. Elmo Steak House Seasoning.
The crisp leaves were lightly dressed with a creamy vinaigrette, garlic breadcrumbs and a shower of nutty-tasting Grana Padano cheese.
To be on the left today is to look around and see nutty ideas accepted as perfectly reasonable, everywhere and at all times.
Quinoa lends a nutty flavor to a salad and is quick and easy to cook.
The Immortal Life of Ted Williams, Williams already was throwing a nutty against the local press before Egan ever got started on him.
Local cheeses like Torta del Casar are warmed past their melting point and spread on toast, and nutty jamón Ibérico, the crown jewel of Extremaduran cuisine, is hand-sliced and eaten by the platterful at breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Right up there with nuttiest of New Orleans activities, the Running of the Bulls would certainly be banned in more civilized cities, for a variety of reasons.
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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
NUTTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nutty for English Language Learners
: tasting or smelling like nuts
: containing nuts
: silly, strange, or foolish
NUTTY Defined for Kids
Definition of nutty for Students
- a nutty idea
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