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Nuts vs. Acorn

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Nutsnoun

Testicles.

‘Ohhh, he just got kicked in the nuts!’;

Acornnoun

The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule.

Nutsnoun

(poker) An unbeatable hand; the best poker hand available.

‘If the board is 234QA, all of spades, the nuts is 56 of spades.’; ‘If the board is 4444J, the nuts is any hand with an ace.’;

Acornnoun

(nautical) A cone-shaped piece of wood on the point of the spindle above the vane, on the mast-head.

Nutsadjective

(colloquial) Insane, mad.

‘After living on the island alone for five years, he eventually went nuts.’;

Acornnoun

(zoology) See acorn-shell.

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Nutsadjective

Crazy, mad; unusually pleased or, alternatively, angered.

‘I just go nuts over her fantastic desserts.’; ‘The referee made a bad call against the home team and the crowd went nuts.’;

Acornnoun

A testicle.

Nutsadjective

(colloquial) Very fond of (on) someone.

‘He's been nuts on her since the day they met.’;

Acornnoun

The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule.

Nutsinterjection

Indicates annoyance, anger, or disappointment.

‘Nuts! They didn't even listen to what I had to say.’;

Acornnoun

A cone-shaped piece of wood on the point of the spindle above the vane, on the mast-head.

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Nutsinterjection

Signifies rejection of a proposal or idea, as in no way, or nothing doing; often followed by to.}}

‘They want me to pay $5 for a banana? Nuts to that!’;

Acornnoun

See Acorn-shell.

Nuts

Crazy; loony; insane; batty; - used in a predicate position, ususually in phrases such as to go nuts, went nuts, are you nuts?

Acornnoun

fruit of the oak tree: a smooth thin-walled nut in a woody cup-shaped base

Nutsinterjection

An expression of disapproval, defiance, or displeasure, as in: "Ah, nuts! My knife just broke."

Acorn

The acorn, or oaknut, is the nut of the oaks and their close relatives (genera Quercus and Lithocarpus, in the family Fagaceae). It usually contains one seed (occasionally two seeds), enclosed in a tough, leathery shell, and borne in a cup-shaped cupule.

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Nutsadjective

informal or slang terms for mentally irregular;

‘it used to drive my husband balmy’;

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