nutter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nutter a person who is regarded as eccentric or mad
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Nutter A gatherer of nuts.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nutter One who gathers nuts.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Nutter one who gathers nuts
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hnutu; Ice. hnot, Dut. noot, Ger. nuss.

Usage

In literature:

Having introduced the reader to the Nutter House, a presentation to the Nutter family naturally follows.
"The Story of a Bad Boy" by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Like most of my schoolfellows I was an impassioned Nutter.
"The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Vol. II." by William Wordsworth
He didn't like Nutter.
"The Plastic Age" by Percy Marks
Like most of my schoolfellows I was an impassioned Nutter.
"The Prose Works of William Wordsworth" by William Wordsworth
He had spruced himself, but I seemed to see the rags still nutter about him.
"Romance" by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
But O'Flaherty, after a short pause, seemed to forget Nutter, and returned to his celestial theme.
"The House by the Church-Yard" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
Among the booksellers, Valentine Nutter from time to time advertised children's as well as adults' books.
"Forgotten Books of the American Nursery" by Rosalie V. Halsey
Dist., St. Paul; F. H. Nutter, 5th Cong.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
Anne Nutter, daughter of Anthony Nutter, of Pendle.
"Discovery of Witches" by Thomas Potts
Bogey Nutter looked after them, and I could always do what I liked with Bogey.
"Marge Askinforit" by Barry Pain
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In news:

Dave Nutter will take on Tripp Godsey, who's been endorsed by the Roanoke Tea Party, in the GOP's 21st Senate District primary Tuesday.
0Feature story on Genoa High's Kyle Nutter .
MAYOR NUTTER on Friday announced the creation of a six-member "fact-finding" team to examine voting problems in Philadelphia in last month's presidential election.
New Lexington Chief of EMS Dave Nutter died this summer.
Members of firefighters union Local 22 protested at Tuesday's hearing the Nutter .
One-on-one with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter .
Harry Robert Nutter , 84, Richmond, died Saturday, Nov 17, 2012, at Arbor Trace Exceptional Senior Living.
He was born May 28, 1928, in Howard County, to Harry V and Clemma Mae Woodruff Nutter .
Nutter 's comments as he stood outside the West Wing highlighted his ongoing role as one of Obama's most visible allies, having served as one of the president's top surrogates during the election.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said the controversy over voter ID and some voters being 'really pissed about how the President was attacked' led people to come out in 'droves to support someone who actually deserved to be re-elected'.
Jill Biden, Mayor Michael Nutter visit Democratic Headquarters in Norristown.
FAIRBANKS — Laura Nutter 's eclectic resume is sprinkled with plenty of notable tidbits — badminton coach, pit bull rescue volunteer, canola farmer and art studio owner.
Up close, kids can spot the specific pieces they contributed to the project, and even helped assemble the murals based on Nutter 's outline.
Welcomed with a standing ovation, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter appeared as the Keynote speaker during the Lehigh Valley Mayors' and Municipal Officials' Annual Reception held in Bethlehem on Tuesday evening.
The Inauguration of Michael Nutter .
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