off (one's) nut

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off (one's) nut

Crazy or insane. I think you're off your nut for changing careers this late in life, but, hey, follow your dreams. He's off his nut if he thinks he can get that engine fixed by this weekend.
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off your nut

out of your mind; crazy. informal
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ˌoff your ˈnut

(British English, informal, spoken) crazy: Is he completely off his nut?
Nut is an informal word for your head.
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off one’s nut

1. mod. crazy; out of one’s head. Don’t pay any attention to her. She’s off her nut.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. Those guys are so off their nuts!
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Almost 9000 folk going off their nut, creating an atmosphere that blitzed the senses.
I got the feeling not a lot of people play gigs in Wales, which is unfortunate because the fans there are off their nut.
It wasn't just the pair of them going off their nut at half-time, but they changed it tactically as well which helped us.
The Dragons thought customers might be put off their nut loaf by such attire and refused to cough up.
If anyone had told me then the position I'd be in now I'd have said they'd be off their nut.
If anyone thinks we are moving forwards and have turned the corner they are off their nuts.