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noun nut pronunciation in American English /nʌt/
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singularnut
pluralnuts
  1. 1
    [countable] a dry fruit that grows inside a hard shell on some types of tree and bush. Many kinds of nuts can be eaten
    Can you crack some nuts for me (=break open the shells)?
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  2. 3
    [countable] mainly spoken an insulting word for someone who you think is crazy
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  3. 4
    [countable] informal someone who is extremely enthusiastic about a particular activity, sport, or subject
    a hockey nut
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  4. 5
    [countable] informal your head, or your brain
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  5. 6

    nuts

    [plural] impolite a mans testicles
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