adjectivechiefly Australian /NZ
2(Of a person) stocky or thickset.
- 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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