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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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Words that Rhyme 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

Example sentences of the word 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 containing the word 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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