- fashionable or elegant; stylish; chic.
- excellent; first-rate.
Origin of nobby
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Examples from the Web for nobby
I saw Nobby Stiles, George Cohen, and the giant Jack Charlton winning every ball in midfield and distributing beautifully.The Ghosts of England's Soccer Past
June 12, 2010
It was the gayest outfit you ever see, for rich clothes and nobby style.Tom Sawyer Abroad
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Nobby, as Adam called him after that, was a silent preacher to the stoker.
It's best to be content, like Nobby there; cender's as good a bed as the king's got.'
I explained to a certain extent, for Nobby had been with the force in question.A Yeoman's Letters
P. T. Ross
Any nobby stick serves for head if you make eyes and teeth on it.Woodland Tales