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nobby

[ nob-ee ]
/ ˈnɒb i /
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adjective, nob·bi·er, nob·bi·est.British Slang.

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

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Origin of nobby

First recorded in 1780–90; nob2 + -y1
nob·bi·ly, adverb
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