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or knub·bly

adjective, nub·bli·er, nub·bli·est.
  1. full of small protuberances.
  2. in the form of small lumps.
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Origin of nubbly

First recorded in 1820–30; nubble + -y1
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Examples from the Web for nubbly

Historical Examples

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

    He Knew He Was Right

    Anthony Trollope