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nubby

adjective nub·by \ˈnə-bē\
nub·bi·ernub·bi·est

Definition of NUBBY

1
:  having or being like nubbles
2
:  having nubs <a nubby knit fabric>
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Examples of NUBBY

  1. <a nubby yarn that produces bumpy fabrics when woven>

Origin of NUBBY

nub + 1-y
First Known Use: circa 1876
NUBBY Defined for Kids

nubby

adjective nub·by \ˈnə-bē\
nub·bi·ernub·bi·est

Definition of NUBBY for Kids

:  having small knobs or lumps <nubby tires>

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