nut case

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Synonyms for nut case

a whimsically eccentric person

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ibson is working on 'The Beaver,' where he is playing a nut case who communicates through a hand-puppet.
Other tunes and ditties flowed - R Whites "secret lemonade drinker" that was delivered in the style of Elvis Presley, the one for Maynards wine gums that exhorted gum chewers to "set the juice loose about this hoose" and the days (not so long ago) when everyone was a fruit and nut case.
Tinning has a team of four at his stable near Sheriff Hutton, but Life Is Beautiful has now won twice for him this term and, after having gone to 6,000gns to retain her at the auction, he said: "She is a nut case at home, but she is very game and John gave her a brilliant ride.
Other times, the candidate wound up looking like a nut case.
Last night survivor Keith O'Brien, from Wigan, said: "He's a bloody nut case.
Shakespeare is perceived as the mystifying child of bewildered parents, one of whom is 'Mary Arden' of the well known Stratford cosmetic firm boiling up her unwanted vats of deodorant while her son upstairs knocks off this play - "no barrel of laughs" - about a Danish nut case.
But Jones told the Radio Times: "I never thought it would be as controversial as it turned out, although I remember saying when we were writing it that some religious nut case may take pot shots at us, and everyone replied, 'no'.
How, for example, do you explain nut case Christine O'Donnell's win in the Republican Senate primary in Delaware.
Spudman was so happy with his Lakeland ale he thought he was back in Bowness-on-Windermere, while the dark mild was a fruity and nutty gem(a fruit and nut case, then).
If you're a nut case for optics like I am then this is just your ticket.
The 36-year-old gaffer might be enjoying a fine season in Ligue 1 but his stars reckon he's a fruit and nut case.
You have to draw a line because all you needed was a nut case to jump down and stick the head on Strachan.
We're doing the prequel, really, and so it's very much looking at Bruce Wayne and how he came to invent and create this character, and how he got to be this nut case that runs around dressed up as a bat,'' Bale says.
She was a nut case and could cause an argument in a monastery but she was a little unlucky to be the only house mate punished after last week's brawling.