Translation of "nut" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /nʌt/ us /nʌt/

the dry fruit of some trees that grows in a hard shell, and can often be eaten

fruto seco
a Brazil nut

a piece of metal with a hole in it that you screw onto a bolt (= a metal pin) to hold pieces of wood or metal together


(Translation of “nut” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /nat/

a fruit consisting of a single seed in a hard shell

fruto seco
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 (comparative nuttier, superlative nuttiest)

containing, or tasting of, nuts

que sabe a nuez
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.

cáscara de nuez
in a nutshell

expressed, described etc very briefly

en pocas palabras
I’ll tell you the story in a nutshell.

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