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1. nut

noun. ['ˈnʌt'] usually large hard-shelled seed.

Synonyms

  • mast
  • palm nut
  • kola nut
  • cedar nut
  • seed
  • cembra nut
  • palm kernel
  • cola nut
  • nutlet

Antonyms

  • technophobe
  • nonpartisan
  • give
  • undue

Etymology

  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Nut

  • terre-haute
  • somewhat
  • uncut
  • strut
  • rebut
  • what
  • smut
  • slut
  • skutt
  • scutt
  • schutte
  • klugt
  • glut
  • abut
  • tutt
  • tut
  • shutt
  • shut
  • schutt
  • schut
  • rutt
  • rut
  • putt
  • phut
  • mutt
  • kut
  • jut
  • hutt
  • hut
  • haute

Sentences with nut


1. Noun, singular or mass
A tap is a tool for cutting threads like those found in a nut.

2. Adjective
The taste and size of the nut depends on the type of hickory tree.

3. Adverb
Tighten the flywheel nut back on.

Quotes about nut


1. Be awesome! Be a book nut!
- Dr. Seuss

2. Me,"Artemis blurted. "I'm the nut."Artemis could have sworn the squid winked at him before bringing the five-ton chunk of spacecraft swinging down toward the morsel of meat in its blue shell."I'm the nut!"Artemis shouted again, a little hysterically, it must be said.
- Eoin Colfer, The Atlantis Complex

3. Advice for Women at Starbucks If a vanilla latte and banana nut muffin doesn't solve the problem,perhaps you're going at it wrong.
- Beryl Dov

2. wing-nut

noun. a threaded nut with winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage in turning.

Synonyms

  • butterfly nut
  • thumbnut
  • wing nut
  • wing screw

3. wing-nut

noun. any tree of the genus Pterocarya; fruit is a small winged nutlet; Caucasus to southeastern Asia.

Synonyms

  • genus Pterocarya
  • Pterocarya fraxinifolia
  • wing nut
  • Caucasian walnut
  • nut tree

4. nut-bearing

adjective. (of shrubs or trees) producing nuts.

Antonyms

  • unfruitful

5. nut

noun. ['ˈnʌt'] a small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt.

Synonyms

  • thumbnut
  • nut and bolt
  • packing nut
  • block
  • wing-nut
  • wing screw
  • wing nut
  • hex nut
  • square nut
  • safety nut
  • stuffing nut
  • locknut

Antonyms

  • unclog
  • free
  • natural object
  • unstuff

Etymology

  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. nut

noun. ['ˈnʌt'] a whimsically eccentric person.

Synonyms

  • flake
  • geek
  • oddball
  • crackpot
  • screwball
  • crank
  • fruitcake
  • nut case
  • eccentric

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • stop
  • conventional
  • juvenile

Etymology

  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. nut

noun. ['ˈnʌt'] half the width of an em.

Synonyms

  • em
  • linear unit
  • pica em
  • en
  • pica

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • peanut butter
  • hommos
  • marge

Etymology

  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. nut

noun. ['ˈnʌt'] someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction.

Synonyms

  • junky
  • enthusiast
  • partizan
  • freak
  • partisan
  • gym rat
  • addict

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • practical
  • stay in place
  • unbend

Etymology

  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. nut

noun. ['ˈnʌt'] one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens.

Synonyms

  • undescended testis
  • ballock
  • undescended testicle
  • male genitals
  • testicular artery
  • bollock
  • male genitalia
  • testicular vein
  • spermatic cord
  • male genital organ
  • testis
  • gonad
  • family jewels
  • cobblers
  • egg
  • ball
  • testicle
  • arteria testicularis
  • orchis
  • vena testicularis
  • rete testis
  • ductus deferens
  • vas deferens
  • male reproductive system
  • internal spermatic artery
  • male reproductive gland
  • sex gland
  • seminiferous tubule

Antonyms

  • bring to
  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • remember

Etymology

  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. nut

verb. ['ˈnʌt'] gather nuts.

Synonyms

  • gather
  • garner
  • pull together

Antonyms

  • tapenade
  • marshmallow fluff
  • oleo
  • tahini

Etymology

  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))
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