nubble

noun
nub·​ble | \ˈnə-bəl \

Definition of nubble 

: a small knob or lump

Keep scrolling for more

Other Words from nubble

nubbly \ˈnə-​b(ə-​)lē \ adjective

Examples of nubble in a Sentence

dropped a nubble of clay on the floor of the pottery

First Known Use of nubble

1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nubble

diminutive of nub

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about nubble

Dictionary Entries near nubble

nubbin

nubbin disease

nubbing cheat

nubble

nubby

nubecula

Nubia

Statistics for nubble

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for nubble

The first known use of nubble was in 1818

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on nubble

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with nubble

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for nubble

Comments on nubble

What made you want to look up nubble? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

amusing and light sparring with words

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!