noun Date: 1959 nut 6a

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nutcase — ► NOUN informal ▪ a mad or foolish person …   English terms dictionary

  • nutcase — [[t]nʌ̱tkeɪs[/t]] nutcases also nut case N COUNT (disapproval) If you refer to someone as a nutcase, you mean that they are mad or that their behaviour is very strange. [INFORMAL] The woman s a nutcase. She needs locking up …   English dictionary

  • nutcase — UK [ˈnʌtˌkeɪs] / US noun [countable] Word forms nutcase : singular nutcase plural nutcases informal an insulting word for someone who you think is crazy …   English dictionary

  • nutcase — nut|case [ˈnʌtkeıs] n informal someone who behaves in a crazy way = ↑idiot ▪ He s a complete nutcase …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nutcase — noun (C) informal humorous someone who is crazy or mentally ill: That man s a complete nutcase …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • nutcase — nut case n. Slang A person regarded as eccentric or crazy. * * * …   Universalium

  • nutcase — noun a) An eccentric or odd person. b) Someone who is insane. Syn: crackpot, loon, nut, nutbag, nutter …   Wiktionary

  • nutcase — nut|case [ nʌt,keıs ] noun count INFORMAL someone who behaves in a crazy way …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nutcase — n. (Slang) lunatic; mad person; person with a psychiatric disorder; eccentric and crazy person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nutcase — noun informal a mad or foolish person …   English new terms dictionary

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