adjective, nut·ti·er, nut·ti·est.
- silly or ridiculous: a nutty suggestion.
- eccentric; queer.
- very or excessively interested, excited, or the like: He's nutty about Mexican food.
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OTHER WORDS FROM nuttynut·ti·ly, adverbnut·ti·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for nutty
They don’t taste like meat, but they can be crunchy and a little nutty tasting.
Their subtly sweet and nutty flavor pairs well with fruit, nuts, other grains, warm spices and herbs.8 sweet or savory oatmeal recipes to recharge your morning routine|Daniela Galarza|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
Almond flour is flavorful, making it a great option for a dense, nutty cake or a sweet quickbread.
It was rich, nutty, and thrillingly salty—nothing like the bland manchego I’d tried in the States.
Toasting the walnuts brings out a nuttier flavor and makes them crunchier.These chewy, date- and walnut-packed bars are called ‘food for the gods’ with good reason|Isa Fabro|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
Sure, there are some colorful English aristocrats still around, but is the age of the delightfully nutty toff at an end?
The Hakushu 12 was a little peaty and nutty, the kind of dram I want to unwind with after a fine restaurant meal.Watch Out, Scotland! Japanese Whisky Is on the Rise|Kayleigh Kulp|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even without the excesses of the film festival, Cannes is a little nutty.No Movie Stars, No Red Carpet, But Off-Season Cannes Is Still Magic|Liza Foreman|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The buttery, nutty, and sweet and salty all work together to form a balance of flavors.
And so almost everything in Noah, as nutty as it might seem, has its roots in the actual text of the Bible.‘Noah’ Review: An Ambitious, Flawed Biblical Tale That You Have to See|Andrew Romano|March 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The time passed along quickly; the coffee was excellent, the cigars soft and of the nutty flavour he loved.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
Taste: Distinctly sweet and "nutty," slightly pungent when dry.Our Edible Toadstools and Mushrooms and How to Distinguish Them|William Hamilton Gibson
I didn't mean nothin', I was only kiddie' you—what's the use of gettin' nutty over a jest?The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete|Winston Churchill
They's fer emp'rors and kings t' set up in their palaces, an' men goes nutty jes' hankerin' fer 'em.A Reversible Santa Claus|Meredith Nicholson
The old man's been nutty for some time, and had it in for me ever since we had trouble at the corral over that cow.The Long Dim Trail|Forrestine C. Hooker