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nut case

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noun Slang.

a deranged person; lunatic.

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fool, kook, crazy, oddball, lunatic, maniac, eccentric, nut, madman, screwball, flake, loony, weirdo, madwoman, wacko, psychopath, sociopath, dingbat

Nearby words

nurture, nus, nusa tenggara, nusku, nut, nut case, nut dash, nut grass, nut house, nut key, nut oil

Origin of nut case

First recorded in 1955–60
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