Definition of Nobby

1. a. Stylish; modish; elegant; showy; aristocratic; fashionable.



Definition of Nobby

1. Proper noun. (diminutive=Norbert male given name). ¹

2. Proper noun. (diminutive=Zenobia female given name). ¹

3. Adjective. Fashionable or chic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nobby

1. elegant [adj -BIER, -BIEST] - See also: elegant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nobby

noarch
nobbier
nobbiest
nobbily
nobble
nobbled
nobbler
nobblers
nobbles
nobblier
nobbliest
nobbling
nobbly
nobbut
nobby (current term)
nobelium
nobeliums
nobiletin
nobiliary
nobiliary particle
nobilified
nobilify
nobilifying
nobilissimus
nobilitate
nobilitated
nobilitating
nobilitation
nobilitations

Literary usage of Nobby

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1. Modern Street Ballads by John Ashton (1888)
"THE nobby HEAD OF HAIR. YOU'VE called on me to sing a song, I'll try what I can do, I don't say whether good or bad, for that I'll leave to you, ..."

2. Modern Street Ballads by John Ashton (1888)
"There's no one in this street can sport such a nobby head of hair. Perhaps you think I'm bragging, but the proof it is most clear, If you only twig the ..."

3. A Lawyer's Idle Hours: Sentiment-satire-humor-life-death-glory by C. Augustus Haviland (1902)
"The charming little maid that goes traveling down the glade Is the old soldier's nobby little daughter; She tries her winning ways when the boys upon her ..."

4. A Lawyer's Idle Hours: Sentiment-satire-humor-life-death-glory by C. Augustus Haviland (1902)
"The charming little maid that goes traveling down the glade Is the old soldier's nobby little daughter; She tries her winning ways when the boys upon her ..."

5. Life with the Trotters by John Splan (1889)
"The buy gelding nobby was the most peculiar horse that I ever trained or drove. ... nobby belonged to Mr. Gordon, he having bought him in Kentucky for $5000 ..."

6. Life with the Trotters by John Splan (1889)
"CHAPTER X. nobby, the most peculiar horse Splan ever drove; a wild, scary fellow that had a wonderful flight of speed—The race at Cleveland in which nobby ..."

7. Pugilistica: The History of British Boxing Containing Lives of the Most by Henry Downes Miles (1906)
"Clarke shy and sparring, Paddock on to him. when "nobby "threw Tom a ... Paddock, game as a pebble, went in, and though " nobby " met him in the head, ..."

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