[ nuhb-lee ]
/ ˈnʌb li /

adjective, knub·bli·er, knub·bli·est.

Definition for knubbly (2 of 2)


or knub·bly

[ nuhb-lee ]
/ ˈnʌb li /

adjective, nub·bli·er, nub·bli·est.

full of small protuberances.
in the form of small lumps.

Origin of nubbly

First recorded in 1820–30; nubble + -y1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for 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