Definition of be nuts about in US English:

be nuts about

(British be nuts on)


  • Like very much.

    ‘I was nuts about him’
    • ‘Andrew, 33, is nuts about classic Harley Davidson motorcycles and little Harley is already following in his footsteps with her own quad bike.’
    • ‘Asia is nuts about video games, but for console manufacturers some regional markets are too small, too poor - or too risky - for distribution.’
    • ‘One of my dining companions is nuts about the lentil soup so we all shared a bowl of that.’
    • ‘The person I knew was nuts about horses, her whole life was horses.’
    • ‘I think they pushed them, but I don't think they were nuts about it.’
    • ‘To grow a sport, it takes someone who is nuts about it, pushing from the inside.’
    • ‘I consider myself a fan of zombie films, but these guys must be nuts about them.’
    • ‘I happen to be nuts about his chamber music, so I'm not really the one to ask how high they rank within his oeuvre.’
    • ‘He continued: ‘When I read the script, I was nuts about it.’’
    • ‘Gina had been a highly energetic kid, always jumping from soccer to basketball, baseball - whatever sport she was nuts about during the week.’
    very keen on, devoted to, infatuated with, in love with, smitten with, enamoured of, hot for
    View synonyms