adjective, nob·bi·er, nob·bi·est. British Slang.

fashionable or elegant; stylish; chic.
excellent; first-rate.

Origin of nobby

First recorded in 1780–90; nob2 + -y1
Related formsnob·bi·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of nobby

  • I saw Nobby Stiles, George Cohen, and the giant Jack Charlton winning every ball in midfield and distributing beautifully.

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    The Ghosts of England's Soccer Past

    Harold Evans

    June 12, 2010

Historical Examples of nobby