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French translation of “nut”

nut

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
écrou
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
cinglé
He’s quite nutty.
nutcracker noun (usually in plural) an instrument for cracking nuts open
casse-noisettes
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.
(Definition of nut from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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