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nuts  


      adj  
1       a slang word for       insane  
2    foll by: about or on  
Slang   extremely fond (of) or enthusiastic (about)  
      interj  
3    Slang   an expression of disappointment, contempt, refusal, or defiance  
      pl n  
4       a taboo slang word for       testicles  


nuts and bolts  
      pl n  
Informal   the essential or practical details  
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nuts  

  
as daft as a brush     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   bananas     (slang)   barking     (slang)   barking mad     (slang)   batty     (slang)   crazy     (informal)   demented, deranged, doolally     (slang)   eccentric, gonzo     (slang)   insane, irrational, loony     (slang)   loopy     (informal)   mad, not the full shilling     (informal)   nutty     (slang)   off one's trolley     (slang)   out to lunch     (informal)   psycho     (slang)   psychopathic, up the pole     (informal)   wacko or whacko     (informal)  


nuts and bolts     
basics, details, essentials, fundamentals, ins and outs, nitty-gritty     (informal)   practicalities  

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See also:

nuts and bolts, nut, nut, NUT

the duck's nuts exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
The duck's nuts, the best, the top.
exp.
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks

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