nugget


nugget

noun

Definition of NUGGET

1
a small piece or quantity of food <nuggets of beef in the chow mein> <fried chicken nuggets>
Synonyms bite, mouthful, nibble, nugget, taste, tidbit (also titbit)
2
a small uneven mass <a nugget of gold>
3
a very small piece <a seemingly inconsequential nugget of information that proved to be the key to cracking the case>

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