nutty Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “nutty” in the English Dictionary

"nutty" in British English

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uk   /ˈnʌt.i/  us   /ˈnʌt̬.i/

nutty adjective (FOOD)

containing, ​tasting of, or ​similar to ​nuts: The ​humblesoyabean is a ​highlynutritiouslegume with a nutty ​texture.

nutty adjective (PERSON)

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

"nutty" in American English

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nuttyadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /ˈnʌt̬·i/

nutty adjective [-er/-est only] (PERSON)

very ​foolish, or not ​practical: It ​sounds nutty, but she can make it ​work.

nutty adjective [-er/-est only] (FOOD)

containing or tasting of ​nuts: a nutty ​flavor
(Definition of nutty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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