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
This was a crazy, nutty World Series that expanded the imagination, but in the end, the Astros survived, outlasting the Los Angeles Dodgers by winning Game 7 5-1 in front of a subdued sellout crowd of 54,124 at Dodger Stadium.
What would have surely been pale, bland and boring turns into something with an almost mysterious backdrop of nutty sweetness.
Basmati rice is all about the flavor and aroma, which is intensely spicy, nutty, and floral (compared to other rice that is, not hot sauce or cashews or like, actual flowers).
The bountiful fall harvest of ripe tomatoes, hearty root vegetables, colorful peppers and sweet, nutty squash are all playing a role in the many dishes served at Carlucci Rosemont.
Taking a note from the changing foliage and nutty desserts of the season, the Maple Pecan Latte (or MPL) will hit stores this week.
Orgeat, an almond syrup made from almonds, sugar, water and orange flower water, lends this cocktail a sweet overtone with a nutty richness.
Creamy Pistachio Dressing turns a lemony vinaigrette into a nutty, honey-sweetened dressing that is perfect for any bowl of greens.
Cook flour, stirring constantly, until roux is golden brown and smells nutty, 2–4 minutes; set aside.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'nutty.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
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
NUTTY Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up nutty? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).