Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

nubbly

or knubbly

[nuhb-lee] /ˈnʌb li/
adjective, nubblier, nubbliest.
1.
full of small protuberances.
2.
in the form of small lumps.
Origin of nubbly
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; nubble + -y1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for nubbly
Historical Examples
  • The American altogether forgot his speech at nubbly Creek, and found the aristocrat's society to be very pleasant.

    He Knew He Was Right

    Anthony Trollope

Word of the Day

Nearby words for nubbly

Word Value for nubbly

13
17
Scrabble Words With Friends