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1chiflado masculine informalchiflada feminine informalchalado masculine informalchalada feminine informalloco (de remate) masculineloca (de remate) feminineshe's a real nutter — está loca de remate
- I am sure that if you signed up to a mailing list for any other non-political interest group you would soon find it dominated by the rantings of deranged nutters and/or other obsessives.
- Yes, there are some nutters out there who ride bikes, but it would be nice if the police concentrated on bad drivers for once, instead of pulling bikers for noisy exhausts and small number plates.
- Nicotine withdrawal causes people to be nutters.
- It's like radio phone-ins: unless you are ruthless about cutting people off you'll end up swamped by nutters.
- They're all lovable nutters but nutters nonetheless.
- For two hours we shouted and clapped ourselves into a group of frenzied, adrenaline-charged nutters cheering each other on, urging everyone to overcome their fears.
- We must start engaging with, not agreeing with, the radical groups who we have said in the past are complete nutters.
- So theoretically, you could get 8 hours sleep a night, unless you were one of the 5:30 am swimming/yoga nutters.
- No longer will they associate it with nutters, wackos and the irredeemably mad.
- California draws visionaries, seekers, nutters and pseudo-scientists, many with sci-fi dreams roaring in their ears.
- We also have a history rich in heroes, villains and nutters, a glorious climate, and some of the best food in the whole world, ever.
- It seems that all the nutters in Glasgow rush to crowd the kerbside when I am driving; urchins are forever stepping out between parked cars while wrestling with wriggling puppies.
- How come I always sit next to the nutters on public transport?
- But who but a few nutters are going to question the idea that child abuse is wrong?
- Tucker possessed piercing blue eyes, pale, slightly watery of the kind usually possessed by homicidal nutters in Hollywood thrillers.
- Just because some nutters are holding a conference, it doesn't mean you need to take them seriously, or devote 15 minutes of airtime.
- Chances are that a small town in Georgia is going to include an equal proportion of rednecks, religious maniacs and nutters.
- Has Ramon considered the fact that more than a few of them might be very lonely people, frustrated housewives with psychotic husbands or just nutters?
- In the process they've become renowned as crackpot conspiracy theorists and nutters.
- Not only are the odds of getting caught up in something like this astronomically large but I refuse to be terrorised by (what appears to be) religious nutters.
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