Definition of nutty adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈnʌti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnʌti//
    (nuttier, nuttiest) Describing strange traits
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  1. 1tasting of or containing nuts a nutty taste See related entries: Describing strange traits
  2. 2(informal) slightly crazy She's got some nutty friends. They had some nutty idea about eating only raw food. He's as nutty as a fruitcake (= completely crazy).
  3. Extra examples I know it sounds nutty, but it’s true. Old Mrs Jenkins is as nutty as a friutcake. She’s nutty about that pop group! a completely nutty idea
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nutty