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nutcase

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Pronunciation: /ˈnʌtkeɪs
 
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Definition of nutcase in English:

noun

informal
A mad or foolish person.
Example sentences
  • Or in some cases, they were just complete borderline nutcases with sociopathic tendencies.
  • Neil Pickup would probably not welcome the reference: ‘People want to portray us as nutcases or beer-swilling madmen and the sport as just a pub game with no skill or no strength.
  • And that was the central argument of the first wave of books about Eichmann; that the guy's basically a weirdo, a pervert, a nutcase.

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