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Definition of wingnut

wingnut

  • someone lacking in mental abilities, uneducated, rather than mentally handicapped.
    He's a real wingnut.

    Last edited on Jun 29 2011. Submitted by David P. from St Louis, MO, USA on Aug 02 2005.

  • Mentally handicapped person has no control over their circumstances, where as the "Wingnut" is completely responsible for their lack of intelligence.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by David P. from St Louis, MO, USA on Aug 02 2005.

  • a crazy person.

    Last edited on Oct 03 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

noun

  • a person whose ears stick out, thus resembling a wingnut.

    Last edited on Jul 26 2012. Submitted by Dick Wright-Upham from Wellington, New Zealand on Apr 21 2012.

  • Pejorative for a person of far-right political opinions. Compare with moonbat.

    Last edited on Oct 14 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 14 2012.

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