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

Derived forms: nuttier, nuttiest

See also: impractical, insane, tasty

Encyclopedia: Nutty, Naughty Chateau