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Adjective: nutty (nuttier,nuttiest)  nĂș-tee
  1. Having the flavour of nuts
    "a nutty sherry";
    - nutlike
  2. Informal or slang term meaning insane, strange, eccentric or stupid
    "it used to drive my husband nutty";
    - balmy [archaic], barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy [N. Amer], cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky, dippy, daffy, potty [Brit], nutsy [N. Amer], round the twist [Brit], wacko, daft as a brush [Brit], cuckoo
  3. Foolish; totally unsound
    - crazy, half-baked, screwball, softheaded, wiggy [US], crackpot
  4. Containing nuts

Derived forms: nuttier, nuttiest

See also: impractical, insane, tasty

Encyclopedia: Nutty