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nutjob

or nut job

[ nuht-job ]
/ ˈnʌtˌdʒɒb /
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noun Slang.
a crazy or eccentric person; nutcase; nut: When Tom gets excited he can act like a real nutjob.
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Origin of nutjob

First recorded in 1970–75; nut (in the slang sense “eccentric, crazy person”) +job1 (in the slang sense “an example of a type”)
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