off one's nut

adj
mad, crazy. These phrases are all elabo-rations of the well-established colloquial-ism, 'off one's head' (heard since the mid-19th century). The terms are some-times extended to mean intoxicated by drugs or drink, more usually denoted by phrases beginning with 'out of', such as out of one's head.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • off one's nut — See: OFF ONE S HEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off one's nut — See: OFF ONE S HEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off one's nut — (informal).See mad sense 1. → nut * * * phrasal : crazy we re all rude to each other and if we weren t we d go off our nuts H.E.Bates * * * off one s nut (informal) Mentally unhinged, crazy …   Useful english dictionary

  • off\ one's\ nut — See: off one s head …   Словарь американских идиом

  • off one’s nut — 1. mod. crazy; out of one’s head. □ Shut up! You’re off your nut! □ Don’t pay any attention to her. She’s off her nut. 2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ Those guys are really off their nuts! □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • off one's nut — adjective insane Syn: off ones rocker …   Wiktionary

  • Off one's nut — 1. mad; insane; 2. extremely drunk …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • off one's nut — Australian Slang 1. mad; insane; 2. extremely drunk …   English dialects glossary

  • off one's nut — informal See mad 1) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • off one's nut —  Mad …   A concise dictionary of English slang


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