Definition of nubble in English:

nubble

Line breaks: nub¦ble
Pronunciation: /ˈnʌb(ə)l
 
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noun

  • A small knob or lump.
    More example sentences
    • She had on a kind of dirty-pink - beige maybe, I don't know - bathing suit with a little nubble all over it and, what got me, the straps were down.
    • There is an interesting indigenous remedy in North China for ‘zhen zhu liu’ (a string of nubbles growing one by one around someone's waist, transparent as pearls).

Derivatives

nubbled

adjective
More example sentences
  • They feature nubbled comfort footbed, shock absorbing midsole, and traction outsole.

Origin

early 19th century: diminutive of nub; compare with knobble.

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