Top Definition
A phrase meaning, without pretense or long explanations. Used commonly when you can't be bothered making an in-depth explanation.
"Does he, in a nutshell, fuck?"

"This is me in a nutshell, "Help! I'm in a nutshell!""
by KinGAleX April 04, 2005
2 more definitions
summed up, condensed
The truth in a nutshell is that I knew nothing of politicis until I heard my mom's opinion on the war.
by Light Joker August 11, 2007
1) a shortened explanation which substitutes a lengthier one.

2) (a more recent definition) stuck, cornered, unable to figuratively move
1) In a nutshell, James Buchanan was a horrible president and was a complete pussy.

2)Damnit, I don't know what to do; I'm in a nutshell!
by sayWHUTTE September 20, 2006

Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from We'll never spam you.