Definition of nutjob in English:

nutjob

noun

informal
  • A mad or crazy person.

    • ‘Instead, give it to me, a non-religious wacko nutjob!’
    • ‘The nutjobs were holed up inside a trailer home, which has walls made out of stuff that is barely thicker than cardboard.’
    • ‘The episode last week featured a bunch of well armed bible bashing nut jobs having a shoot out with the feds.’
    • ‘Now you are reduced to playing Good Cop for religious nut jobs you would have spat on back in the day.’
    • ‘Me: I don't think she's that much of a nutjob.’
    • ‘I personally think that giving religious nutjobs nuclear weapons is an excellent idea.’
    • ‘Vega is seen here as vicious and impossibly vain, but not quite the psycho nutjob of the Japanese anime movie.’
    • ‘Here, one little nutjob decides that the wound on her leg is kinda cool.’
    • ‘Consider those nutjobs who believe that human life on Earth was seeded by aliens from outer space.’
    • ‘He wondered if he hadn't fallen head over tail for a real nut-job.’
    • ‘If disgraceful behaviour is putting up with fat old nutjobs like her, then they must have been doing something right.’
    • ‘Perhaps they were religious nutjobs determined to prove that infidelity was a minor aberration.’
    • ‘And, you know, there are fringes and nut jobs on both sides.’
    • ‘The old Left would never have been a lackey for religious nutjobs.’
    • ‘There began my lifelong attachment to the idea that most people are total nut jobs.’
    • ‘Look at what the nutjobs are doing around the world now!’
    • ‘A visiting nut-job from the USA tells us to close down all prisons.’
    • ‘Common methods of birth control are abortion, according to the rightwing nutjobs trying to get their hands on your private parts.’
    • ‘Then again, I didn't want to appear like a complete nut job.’
    • ‘One necessary survival skill for living in New York City is knowing how to dispatch random nutjobs who approach you in public without pissing them off.’
    lunatic, maniac, psychotic, psychopath, schizophrenic
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Pronunciation

nutjob

/ˈnʌtdʒɒb/