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nobble

verb, British slang

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  1. 1 to rob by the use of trickery or threats an old scam that's been used for years to nobble unsuspecting London tourists Synonyms of nobble beat, bilk, bleed, cheat, chisel, chouse, con, cozen, defraud, diddle, do, do in, euchre, fiddle, flimflam, gaff, gyp, hose [slang], hustle, mulct, fleece [British slang], pluck, ream, rip off, rook, screw, shake down, short, shortchange, skin, skunk, squeeze, stick, stiff, sting, sucker, swindle, thimblerig, victimizeWords Related to nobble extort, wrench, wrest, wring; clip, gouge, nick, overcharge, soak; exploit, milk; deceive, dupe, fool, gull, trick; rope (in); betray, bitch, double-cross; bamboozle, fast-talk

  2. 2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly a London bobby nobbled the pickpocket just as he was about to make off with the tourist's watch Synonyms of nobble bag, capture, collar, cop [slang], corral, get, glom, grab, grapple, hook, land, nab, nail, net, catch [British slang], rap, seize, snag, snap (up), snare, snatch, trapWords Related to nobble glove, halter, lasso, rope; apprehend, arrest, detain; bay, corner; clasp, clutch, fasten (on), fist, grasp, grip, hold, latch (on or onto), secure; rend, wrest; enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, entangle, entrap, mesh; abduct, kidnap, spirit (away or off)Near Antonyms of nobble discharge, free, liberate, release; drop, loosen, unhandAntonyms of nobble miss


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