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: completely crazy!

A fruitcake is a common dessert often eaten around the holiday season. It is basically a bread containing fruits and nuts. In the case of this idiom, when someone is referred to as being as nutty as a fruitcake, it implies he/she is totally insane!

EX: Peter bought an 18 foot tall Christmas tree. He’s as nutty as a fruitcake!


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