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nuts

[ nuhts ]
/ nʌts /
Slang.
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interjection

Also nerts, nertz. (used to express disgust, defiance, disapproval, despair).

adjective

insane; crazy.

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Idioms for nuts

    be nuts about,
    1. to be extremely or excessively enthusiastic about; be fervent in one's admiration of: Both of them are nuts about chamber music.
    2. to be deeply in love with: He's nuts about his new girlfriend.

Origin of nuts

First recorded in 1900–05; plural of nut
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British Dictionary definitions for nuts

nuts
/ (nʌts) /

adjective

a slang word for insane
(foll by about or on) slang extremely fond (of) or enthusiastic (about)

interjection

slang an expression of disappointment, contempt, refusal, or defiance

pl n

a slang word for testiclesSee testicle
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