wing-nut

NOUN
  1. a threaded nut with winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage in turning
  2. any tree of the genus Pterocarya; fruit is a small winged nutlet; Caucasus to southeastern Asia
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How To Use wing-nut In A Sentence

  • I have blasted Nick Lampson over this, everyone but the battiest wing-nuts wants a cleaner world and the Bush/GOP policies have been a disaster. Easter Lemming Liberal News
  • A lot of the nuttiest and furthest right of the wing-nuts find it perfectly comfortable here, and not just in certain enclaves. msagara: CA Supreme Court decision
  • Affordable Care Act," today's decision was either the first well-deserved "pockmark" on the legislation or a wing-nut outlier, penned by a two dozen health care challenges still pending. Slate Magazine
  • And with regard to the wing-nuts, the anti-Pelosi vitriol is in full gear. Matthew Yglesias » Conservatives’ Unhinged Attacks on Nancy Pelosi
  • And to think that the wing-nuts will STILL say a BJ is more of an issue than treason. Think Progress » Libby Saw “Complications at the CIA in Disclosing” Wilson Trip
  • I can’t imagine a rightwing-nut borderline racist pysco NOT taking the oppertunity to tell us poor Canadians in soviet Canuckistan how to live given the chance! Think Progress » Canadian university to Ann Coulter: Your hateful rhetoric won’t fly here, so watch your mouth when you visit.
  • King's "USA" show debuted in March after the immigrant-bashing, right-wing bloviator Lou Dobbs mercifully left CNN, but King, flashed his conservative credentials with the pejorative Gore remark and revealed, perhaps unintentionally, that CNN (owned by Time Warner) must have reserved the 7: 00 p.m. time period for a wing-nut. Charles Warner: CNN's John King Panders to Deniers
  • I wish that Wilson and all of the other crude, despicable, fear and hate-mongering wing-nuts would move to Texas and secede from the Union. House Democrats plan vote to admonish Wilson
  • I am seeing that the wing-nuts want to still say a BJ is worse than Treason. Think Progress » Who Was “Under Secretary of State” In June 2003?
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