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nubble

Line breaks: nub¦ble
Pronunciation: /ˈnʌb(ə)l
 
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Definition of nubble in English:

noun

A small knob or lump.
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).

Origin

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

Derivatives

nubbled

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • They feature nubbled comfort footbed, shock absorbing midsole, and traction outsole.

Words that rhyme with nubble

bubble, double, Hubble, rubble, stubble, trouble

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