Definition of nutso in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈnʌtsəʊ
North American informal


  • Mad: if you had to work at those screens all day you’d go nutso
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    • She gets to go out on a date with Barry in which he further displays a capacity for nutso violence by trashing the men's room.
    • I spent three hours working on nutso email problems earlier today, but thought I was over it.
    • The star will play a nutso photographic shop assistant who decides to develop a relationship with Gladiator star Connie Nielsen.

noun (plural nutsos)

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  • A mad or eccentric person.
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    • 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.

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