nutter
noun Date: 1958 slang British nut 6a

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  • nutter — [[t]nʌ̱tə(r)[/t]] nutters N COUNT (disapproval) If you refer to someone as a nutter, you mean that they are mad or that their behaviour is very strange. [BRIT, INFORMAL] Is he a nutter, or is he a genius?... He was a bit of a nutter. Syn: nut,… …   English dictionary

  • nutter — UK [ˈnʌtə(r)] / US [ˈnʌtər] noun [countable] Word forms nutter : singular nutter plural nutters informal 1) British an insulting word for someone who you think is crazy 2) offensive someone who is mentally ill …   English dictionary

  • nutter — n. a nutty person. □ Sally is such a nutter. She would forget her head if it wasn’t screwed on. □ That guy is a real nutter. Thinks he can get a cab at this hour …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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