Eccentric and Nut


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Eccentric noun – A person of odd or whimsical habits.
Usage example: an eccentric who designed his house to look like a Scottish castle

Nut is a synonym for eccentric in person topic. In some cases you can use "Nut" instead a noun "Eccentric", when it comes to topics like oddball, wise, unusual, crank. informal substitute
Nearby Words: eccentricity, eccentrically, eccentrical
Synonyms for Eccentric


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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

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

How words are described

clear clear eccentric clear nut
complete complete eccentric complete nut
little little eccentric little nut
wealthy wealthy eccentric wealthy nut
Other adjectives: local.

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / The Commitments Joey comes across as an eccentric religious nut who rides a scooter—but it turns out he knows his stuff.
  • Literature / Dark Heavens Eccentric Mentor: The Jade Emperor is a bit of a nut sometimes, and his advice to Xuan Wu and Emma is tailored to what they need to hear rather than to the truth.
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