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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_238_fnutnut1 /nʌt/ ●●● S3 noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 foodDFHBP a dry brown fruit inside a hard shell, that grows on a tree πŸ”Š a pine nut πŸ”Š roasted nuts πŸ”Š We were sitting round the fire cracking nuts (=opening them).2 nuts.jpg toolTD a small piece of metal with a hole through the middle which is screwed onto a bolt to fasten things together πŸ”Š Use a wrench to loosen the nut.3 crazy person informalCRAZY someone who is crazy or behaves strangely πŸ”Š My dad is such a nut. πŸ”Š What are you, some kind of nut?4 β†’ golf/opera etc nut5 β†’ nuts6 β†’ the nuts and bolts of something7 β†’ tough/hard nut8 β†’ a hard/tough nut to crack9 β†’ be off your nut10 β†’ do your nut11 head British English spoken old-fashionedINTELLIGENT your head or brainsomebody’s nut πŸ”Š Oh come on, use your nut!
Examples from the Corpus
nutβ€’ Eleanor is such a nut.β€’ Add nut mixture and spread evenly.β€’ a cashew nutβ€’ A lot of people think he's a complete nut, but he's actually quite harmless.β€’ It lasts from nuts to soup.β€’ In other words it has more to do with an ambitious political undertaking than with institutional nuts and bolts.β€’ His winning concoction was Macadamia Fudge Torte: chocolate cake with fudge-filled cavities, topped by macadamia nut streusel.β€’ Hurry up, I'm freezing my nuts off out here.β€’ He started asking me a lot of questions about my personal life. I think the guy's some kind of nut.β€’ a selection of nutsβ€’ The woman sounds like a real nut.β€’ Also, the D-32's nut has a nasty sharp corner on the treble side.β€’ Fakhru rubbed one smooth slice with his thumb and then placed the spotted nut slice on his protruding tongue.β€’ They would sip sherry or port, nibble at the nuts and raisins and allow themselves to wallow in the warm softness.β€’ They put him in with the nut cases.cracking nutsβ€’ Teeth are especially worthy of admiration, being capable, with proper maintenance, of cracking nuts for something like forty years.use ... nutβ€’ It can also be used on stiff nuts.β€’ They should not be used for turning nuts which are to be used again.