Crank and Nut

Crank

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Crank noun – A person of odd or whimsical habits.
Usage example: she's a bit of a crank, but still a good-hearted person

Nut is a synonym for crank in eccentric topic. In some cases you can use "Nut" instead a noun "Crank", when it comes to topics like person, oddball, wise, lunatic. informal substitute
Nearby Words: cranked, cranking
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Nut

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Nut noun – A person of odd or whimsical habits.
Usage example: a show devoted to those lovable nuts who collect the weirdest things just for fun

Crank is a synonym for nut in person topic. You can use "Crank" instead a noun "Nut", if it concerns topics such as eccentric, wise, crazy, lunatic. popular alternative
Nearby Words: nuthouse, nutlet
Synonyms for Nut

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little little crank little nut
paranoid paranoid crank paranoid nut
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