Words nearby nutting
Definition for nutting (2 of 3)
Definition for nutting (3 of 3)
- a person who is very enthusiastic about something; buff; enthusiast; devotee: He's a real circus nut.
- an extremely concerned or zealous person: My boss is a nut on double-checking everything.
- a foolish, silly, or eccentric person.
- an insane person; psychotic.
- the operating expenses, usually figured weekly, of a theatrical production or other commercial enterprise; a break-even point.
- the total cost of producing a theatrical production or of forming and opening any new business venture.
- the ledge, as of ebony, at the upper end of the fingerboard, over which the strings pass.
- the movable piece at the lower end of the bow, by means of which the hairs may be slackened or tightened.
verb (used without object), nut·ted, nut·ting.
Origin of nut
OTHER WORDS FROM nutnut·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for nutting
Wrongs are committed, and flagrantly, but Nutting commits to her premise without wavering and demands the reader do so, too.
Now, as Nutting notes it is of course true that Obama added his own spending (the stimulus, mostly).
There were nutting parties to the woods, but they were cautious and went well protected.A Little Girl in Old St. Louis|Amanda Minnie Douglas
She had seen it once, years before, when she had gone on a nutting expedition to the grove of walnuts below it.Summer|Edith Wharton
The days are bright and warm, and this sort of nutting becomes rather tiresome before sundown.How We are Fed|James Franklin Chamberlain
"Nutting party," cried Kittie, dancing furiously and nodding her head like a demented monkey.Six Girls|Fannie Belle Irving
The walnut-husks mark the place where the boys, after nutting, sat down to clear the walnuts of their outer shell.Passages From The American Notebooks, Volume 2|Nathaniel Hawthorne
British Dictionary definitions for nutting (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for nutting (2 of 3)
abbreviation for (in Britain)
British Dictionary definitions for nutting (3 of 3)
- an eccentric person
- a person who is mentally disturbed
- the ledge or ridge at the upper end of the fingerboard of a violin, cello, etc, over which the strings pass to the tuning pegs
- the end of a violin bow that is held by the player
verb nuts, nutting or nutted
Derived forms of nutnutlike, adjective
Word Origin for nut
Science definitions for nutting
Idioms and Phrases with nutting
In addition to the idioms beginning with nuts
- nuts about, be
- nuts and bolts, the
- drive someone crazy (nuts)
- from soup to nuts
- hard nut to crack