Pronunciation Noun
  1. plural form of nut
  2. (vulgar, slang) Testicles.
    Ohhh, he just got kicked in the nuts!
  3. (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.


  1. (colloquial) Insane, mad.
    After living on the island alone for five years, he eventually went nuts.
  2. (colloquial, figuratively) 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.
  3. (colloquial) Very fond of (on) someone.
    He's been nuts on her since the day they met.
Synonyms Translations Interjection
  1. Indicates annoyance, anger, or disappointment.
    Nuts! They didn't even listen to what I had to say.
  2. Signifies rejection of a proposal or idea, as in forget it, no way, or nothing doing; often followed by to.
    They want me to pay $5 for a banana? Nuts to that!
  1. third-person singular form of nut


nuts (uncountable)

  1. (geography) Initialism of Nomenclature des unités territoriales statistiques Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics or Nomenclature of Units for Territorial Statistics - an EU classification system of geographical administrative areas for statistical purposes

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