Definition of nutso in English:


Syllabification: nut·so
Pronunciation: /ˈnətsō
North American informal


Insane: his nutso neighbors
More example sentences
  • He goes around the world chasing after his nutso neighbor and finds a couple allies along the way.
  • These days, it's heard more and more on the stage, emerging from the wisecracking mouths of some pretty nasty, venal or certifiably nutso characters.
  • It's full-blown nutso nonsense to request that people should read the piece and decide for themselves.

noun (plural nutsos)

Back to top  
An insane or eccentric person.
More example sentences
  • Imagine what would happen if a bunch of nutsos seized an elementary school on the Friday before the election and threatened to blow it up if we didn't empty the place.
  • I just want them identified for the right-wing nutsos that they are.
  • Franz is the jolly nutso, neo-Nazi musical composer.

Definition of nutso in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdeɪktɪk
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...