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.
See also: nut, off

off your nut

out of your mind; crazy. informal
See also: nut, off

ˌoff your ˈnut

(British English, informal, spoken) crazy: Is he completely off his nut?
Nut is an informal word for your head.
See also: nut, off
References in classic literature ?
I've been clean off my nut, an' I ain't treated you altogether right.
Married to Pepsi and Shirley star Shirley Holliman for 27 years, he adds: "In the old days, I would be off my nut.
After I got knocked down I was off my feet for ages and I was off my nut on painkillers.
My dad came to see me - Iperform and my eyes were bulging - I was off my nut.
He told detectives he had intended to pay off his debts with the money he stole, but instead would "go and get drunk, go off my nut and buy new clothes," Newcastle Crown Court was told.
My dad came to see me perform and my eyes were bulging - I was off my nut.
All it takes is for me to walk on stage and start playing tunes and all of a sudden there is this euphoric recall and I feel 17 years old again and completely off my nut.
With 20 minutes to go I came on and scored the winner in a 1-0 victory but he still made me substitute for the Celtic game and I was going off my nut.
He said: "I was going off my nut in the second half.
I wasn't completely off my nut, but three drinks put me over the limit.
Kerno (left) said: "I was going off my nut in the second half.
Maybe I'm going off my nut, folks, but can someone please explain why the panel of so-called expert judges totally blanked class acts like Sydney Devine, Roger Whittaker and Tony Christie then dished out most of the prizes to mime artist Justin Timberlake?
I'd go out, get pissed and the next morning there'd be a picture of me in the paper off my nut.
But to score against Livi would be quite sweet and I promise to go right off my nut.
But Burns added: "To score against Livvy would be quite sweet and I promise to go right off my nut.