Green’s Dictionary of Slang

nuts to phr.

also nuts on
[nuts n.2 (1)]

1. (US) a retort to express rejection, derision etc, to hell with.

[US]J.M. Marsh Set-Up 24: Aw, hell! Nuts to you! [HDAS].
[US]B. Appel Brain Guy (1937) 83: ‘You’re a skinny runt.’ ‘Nuts to you.’.
[US]M. Curtiss Letters Home (1944) 25 Feb. 271: When the Japs attack they yell ‘Blood for the Empire!’ We would yell back at them ‘Nuts to you Tojo’.
[Aus]‘Bullshit’ in Mess Songs & Rhymes of the RAAF 23: So Airboard, Nuts to you!
[US]C. Himes Crazy Kill 73: Nuts to them mother-rapers, they ain’t got nothing on us.
[US]E. De Roo Big Rumble 12: Nuts to coolies. The hell with coolies!
[UK]R. Dahl Rhyme Stew (1990) 41: The little tree looked down at me / And whispered, ‘Nuts to you’.
[US]E. Weiner Drop Dead, My Lovely (2005) 22: If I had only known then what I know now . . . well, nuts to that.

2. see nuts n.1 (1)