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adjective,nob·bi·er, nob·bi·est.British Slang.
  1. fashionable or elegant; stylish; chic.

  2. excellent; first-rate.

Origin of nobby

First recorded in 1780–90; nob2 + -y1

Other words from nobby

  • nob·bi·ly, adverb

Words Nearby nobby Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use nobby in a sentence

  • The cheap suit and overcoat he had worn were cast aside, and a nobby check outfit took their place.

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