Slang. the head.
Cribbage.Sometimes his nobs. the jack of the same suit as the card turned up, counting one to the holder.
- knob, nob
Other definitions for nob (2 of 2)
a person of wealth or social importance.
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How to use nob in a sentence
Better wait till these county nobs have cleared, I suppose—there goes the last of 'em—now for it!
But, to speak seriously, Harry, has any communication from the great nobs produced this sudden anxiety on your part to be gone?Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3) | Charles Dickens
But there were two or three English nobs there who were so gassy in their style, that I forgot my Deutsch for the moment.Down the Rhine | Oliver Optic
No wonder you get chances to haul such nobs as Lilioukalani and Schley and Dewey, and cut out ninety miles an hour on tangents.The Nerve of Foley | Frank H. Spearman
"I wonder what the nobs has for supper," said the young one pensively.Sybil | Benjamin Disraeli
British Dictionary definitions for nob (1 of 4)
the jack of the suit turned up
one for his nob the call made with this jack, scoring one point
British Dictionary definitions for nob (2 of 4)
slang, mainly British a person of social distinction
- nobby, adjective
- nobbily, adverb
British Dictionary definitions for nob (3 of 4)
slang the head
British Dictionary definitions for nob (4 of 4)
a variant spelling of knob (def. 4) taboo
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