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adjective, knub·bli·er, knub·bli·est.
  1. nubbly.
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or knub·bly

adjective, nub·bli·er, nub·bli·est.
  1. full of small protuberances.
  2. in the form of small lumps.
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Origin of nubbly

First recorded in 1820–30; nubble + -y1
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Examples from the Web for knubbly

Historical Examples of knubbly

  • The roads are paved with round, knubbly stones, such as you see sometimes in narrow lanes and courts in seaside places at home.

    By Sheer Pluck

    G. A. Henty