nut out

American English
This page is about the phrasal verb nut out.

Meaning: If you nut something out, you solve a problem or you calculate something.

Synonym: work out, figure out

For example:

  • nut out sth We're having a meeting with the marketing department to nut out the best way to promote the new model.

  • nut sth out It's a tough problem, but we've got a better chance of nutting it out if we work on it together.

Note: Possibly derived from the informal use of the word "nut" to mean "head".

Variety: This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

Let's get together one night this week so we can nut out

a. some cans of beer

b. some possible solutions

c. some cute girls

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