Definition of nuggety in English:

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nuggety

Pronunciation: /ˈnʌɡəti/
(also nuggetty)

adjective

chiefly Australian /NZ
1Occurring as nuggets: nuggety gold
1.1Rich in nuggets: nuggety gullies
2(Of a person) stocky or thickset.
Example sentences
  • This is a great blend. Miller and Dallaglio can run with the ball, while Back is a nuggety scavenger who can ensure continuity and turnovers.
  • Hilton has always been a nuggety competitor in the tight, but this season he believes he will be able to play a far more conspicuous role in the expansive gameplan by which Dixon has set his stall.
  • It was the nuggety Troncon who spurred on his forwards, and whose probing runs around the base of the scrum, ruck and maul did so much to unsettle Scotland.
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