nubbly

or knub·bly

[ nuhb-lee ]
/ ˈnʌb li /

adjective, nub·bli·er, nub·bli·est.

full of small protuberances.
in the form of small lumps.

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Origin of nubbly

First recorded in 1820–30; nubble + -y1

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Example sentences from the Web for nubbly

  • The American altogether forgot his speech at Nubbly Creek, and found the aristocrat's society to be very pleasant.

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