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English definition of “nutty”


adjective uk   /ˈnʌt.i/ us    /ˈnʌt̬.i/

nutty adjective (FOOD)

containing or tasting of nutsVarious qualities of foodFlavours and tastes

nutty adjective (PERSON)

informal crazy, silly, or strange: She's got some nutty idea about setting up a school for cats.Of unsound mindStupid and sillyStupid and sillyOf unsound mind
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
(Definition of nutty from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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