Definition Of nut

noun

a crazy or eccentric person.

I got up this morning and was moving around like a crazy nut .

a fruit consisting of a hard or tough shell around an edible kernel.

Rural people are allowed to collect medicinal herbs, mushroom and fungi, edible vegetables, wild nuts , and fruits from forests.

a small flat piece of metal or other material, typically square or hexagonal, with a threaded hole through it for screwing onto a bolt as a fastener.

It is a question that applies also to threads in metal, such as bolts and nuts and screw fasteners.

butt (someone) with one's head.

One of them grabbed my hand, so I pulled it away and he pushed me against a wall, and then he nutted me and I fell to the floor.

gather nuts.

More affluent folks enjoyed nutting as recreation.


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Example Of nut

  • A bolt was pushed through the hole and a nut was screwed on the end of it.

  • a football nut

  • As a self confessed car nut I was in my element examining pictures of Formula 1 cars and drivers, rally cars, scale models, trucks and bikes.

  • As far as I was concerned he was just some crazy nut who spent his days crooning up in the attic where he was changed.

  • Being a downhill ski nut and former instructor probably helps, but I think anyone can learn the basics of downhill skating and live to enjoy it.


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