- Containing or producing nuts: nutty trees.
- Having a flavor like that of nuts: The wild turkey often has a nutty taste when cooked.
- Slang Crazy; idiotic: a nutty idea.
(comparative nuttier, superlative nuttiest)
In sense â€œinsaneâ€, similar to nuts, but more limited and somewhat milder: nutty means â€œeccentric, insaneâ€, while â€œnutsâ€ can mean either â€œinsaneâ€ or â€œenthused, agitatedâ€ (â€œthe crowd went nutsâ€), for which â€œnuttyâ€ is not used: *â€œthe crowd went nuttyâ€.
nut +â€Ž -y