the mutt's nuts

the mutt's nuts
n, adj
(something) excellent. In playground and student usage since 2000. Like the dog's dangly bits it is a version of the earlier the dog's bollocks.
Dave's new stereo is the mutt's nuts.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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