Synonyms of nut in English:

nut


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See Spanish definition of tuerca

noun

1‘nuts in their shells’

SYNONYMS
kernel

2‘some nut will pretty soon come up with an appropriate conspiracy theory’

SYNONYMS
madman, madwoman, maniac, lunatic
eccentric
informal loony, nutcase, nutjob, cuckoo, fruitcake, head case, basket case, headbanger, schizo, crank, crackpot, oddball, weirdo, weirdie
British informal odd bod, nutter
Scottish informal radge
North American informal screwball, crazy, kook, nutso, meshuggener, wacko, wack
US informal wing nut, wackadoo, wackadoodle
North American, Australian, New Zealand informal dingbat

3‘he's a movie nut’

SYNONYMS
enthusiast, fan, fanatic, addict, devotee, aficionado
informal freak, fiend, maniac, buff, -head, a great one for
North American informal geek, jock
South African informal fundi

4‘he cracked him on the nut with a poker’

SYNONYMS
head, skull, cranium
informal noodle, noddle, nob, noggin, dome
British informal bonce, napper
Scottish, Northern English informal poll
informal, dated bean, conk
archaic pate, Costard, crumpet