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Definition of "nuts" []

  • Crazy; insane. (adjective)
  • Extremely enthusiastic: I'm nuts about opera. (adjective)
  • Used to express contempt, disappointment, or refusal. (interjection)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nuts" in a sentence
  • "All afternoon she had been with the children, playing Oranges and lemons, A ring, a ring of roses, and Here we come gathering nuts in May, _nuts_ in May,"
  • "And a golf club to the nuts is the sincerest form of entertainment."
  • "When I said the word nuts, which is what Jesse Jackson actually did say that we knew at that time, I was not bleeped."