Translation of "nut" - English-French dictionary


noun /nat/

a fruit consisting of a single seed in a hard shell

fruit à écale
a hazelnut
a walnut.

a small round piece of metal with a hole through it, for screwing on the end of a bolt to hold pieces of wood, metal etc together

a nut and bolt.
nutty adjective

containing, or tasting of, nuts

aux noisettes, au goût de noisette
a nutty flavour.

a slang word for mad

He’s quite nutty.
nutcracker noun

(usually in plural) an instrument for cracking nuts open

a pair of nutcrackers.
nutshell noun

the hard covering of a nut.

coquille de noix
in a nutshell

expressed, described etc very briefly

en un mot
I’ll tell you the story in a nutshell.

(Translation of “nut” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)