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An exclamation of disbelief, defiance, contempt, dismay, etc: General McAuliffe replied ''Nuts!'' to the Germans at Bastogne (1931+)noun
The very best; the GREATEST: eulogizing anything as ''the nuts''Related Terms
[first form 1932+, second 1934+; probably a shortening of the cat's nuts]
were among the presents Jacob sent into Egypt for the purpose of conciliating Joseph (Gen. 43:11). This was the fruit of the pistachio tree, which resembles the sumac. It is of the size of an olive. In Cant. 6:11 a different Hebrew word ('egoz), which means "walnuts," is used.