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nubby

[ nuhb-ee ]
/ ˈnʌb i /
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adjective, nub·bi·er, nub·bi·est.
having nubs; knobby or lumpy.
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Also knubby, nubbed, knubbed .

Origin of nubby

First recorded in 1875–80; nub + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for nubby

nubby
/ (ˈnʌbɪ) /

adjective
having small lumps or protuberances; knobbly
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