fashionable or elegant; stylish; chic.
- nob·bi·ly, adverb
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How to use nobby in a sentence
I saw nobby Stiles, George Cohen, and the giant Jack Charlton winning every ball in midfield and distributing beautifully.
Off the entrance is a high rocky islet, the nobby, within which the channel is shoal and dangerous to pass.
It has a rather ornamental front—looks piquant and seriously nobby.Our Churches and Chapels | Atticus
No self-respecting boy would, of course, admit to feeling ill ever; but nobby was genuinely unconscious of anything wrong at all.Adventures and Enthusiasms | E. V. Lucas
"You come with a very nobby crew," said Mr. Fluxion, as the principal stepped upon the deck of the consort.Down the Rhine | Oliver Optic
The cheap suit and overcoat he had worn were cast aside, and a nobby check outfit took their place.The Missing Tin Box | Arthur M. Winfield