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nut case

Fig. a crazy person; an irrational person. Bob is acting stranger and stranger. He is turning into a real nut case.
See also: case, nut
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For all the current focus on the Middle East, East Asia remains a dangerous neighborhood -- home to North Korean nut case Kim Jong Il, the volatile Taiwan problem, and the rising military power of communist China.
I'm kind of a nut case on this, because I think hypoglycemia unawareness is more common than we expect and really is a cause of severe hypoglycemia," the pediatrician added.
His child bride in Italy turned out to be a genuine nut case with an attitude.
support for the North Vietnamese or Vietcong would have earned instant rejection as a nut case.
If you believe in the Resurrection, many people think that you are a nut case.
Even though Richard seems to be looking forward to reply with great anticipation, he's obviously a nut case.
But that doesn't seem to stop him acting like a total fruit 'n' nut case when he crosses the white line.
The area is, and has been, anything but the retrograde, bible-thumping, poodle-worshipping nut case that its critics have charged.
They caught another nut case trying to pierce White House security.
My brother thinks I'm a nut case," says Duvall about the Olympics, which seriously considered adding the sport to its roster for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, before passing on it.
It's no good training like a nut case for a week then taking a break for a month.
So, as far as the good old boys network of priests is concerned, Father Mike is the victim and his female accuser is a nut case.
ibson is working on 'The Beaver,' where he is playing a nut case who communicates through a hand-puppet.
Other tunes and ditties flowed - R Whites "secret lemonade drinker" that was delivered in the style of Elvis Presley, the one for Maynards wine gums that exhorted gum chewers to "set the juice loose about this hoose" and the days (not so long ago) when everyone was a fruit and nut case.