noun nub·ble \ˈnə-bəl\

Definition of NUBBLE

:  a small knob or lump
nub·bly \-b(ə-)lē\ adjective

Examples of NUBBLE

  1. <dropped a nubble of clay on the floor of the pottery>

Origin of NUBBLE

diminutive of nub
First Known Use: 1818

Rhymes with NUBBLE


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