US: /ˈnət/
UK: /nˈʌt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

nut /nʌt/
  • danh từ
    • (thực vật học) quả hạch
    • (từ lóng) đầu
    • (số nhiều) cục than nhỏ
    • (kỹ thuật) đai ốc
    • (từ lóng) người khó chơi; việc hắc búa, việc khó giải quyết
      • a hard nut to crack: một thằng cha khó chơi; một công việc hắc búa khó nhai
    • (từ lóng) công tử bột
    • (từ lóng) người ham thích (cái gì)
    • (từ lóng) người điên rồ, người gàn dở
    • to be off one's nut
      • gàn dở, mất trí, hoá điên
    • to be nuts on; yo be dend nuts on
      • (từ lóng) mê, say mê, thích ham
    • cừ, giỏi
    • nội động từ
      • to go nutting đi lấy quả hạch

    Advanced English dictionary

    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 (often in compounds) a small hard fruit with a very hard shell that grows on some trees: to crack a nut (= open it) + a Brazil nut + a hazelnut + nuts and raisins
    2 a small piece of metal with a hole through the centre that is screwed onto a BOLT to hold pieces of wood, machinery, etc. together: to tighten a nut + a wheel nut
    3 (BrE, slang) a person's head or brain
    4 (informal) (BrE also nutter) a strange or crazy person: He's a complete nut, if you ask me.
    See also - NUTS, NUTTY
    5 (informal) (in compounds) a person who is extremely interested in a particular subject, activity, etc: a fitness / tennis / computer nut
    6 (nuts) [pl.] (slang) a man's TESTICLES
    Idioms: do your nut (BrE, informal, spoken) to become very angry: She'll do her nut when she finds out!
    a hard / tough nut (informal) a person who is difficult to deal with or to influence
    a hard / tough nut (to crack) a difficult problem or situation to deal with
    the nuts and bolts (of sth) (informal) the basic practical details of a subject or an activity
    off your nut (BrE, informal, spoken) crazy
    more at SLEDGEHAMMER
    + verb [VN] (-tt-) (BrE, informal) to deliberately hit sb hard with your head: He grabbed my tie and I thought he was going to nut me in the face.

    Collocation dictionary

    1 food


    cashew, pistachio, etc. | chopped, salted

    VERB + NUT

    crack, shell

    NUT + NOUN


    2 for screwing onto a bolt

    VERB + NUT

    put on, screw on, tighten | loosen, remove, unscrew

    Concise English dictionary

    +usually large hard-shelled seed
    +Egyptian goddess of the sky
    +a small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt
    +half the width of an em
    +a whimsically eccentric person
    +someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
    +one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
    +gather nuts