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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. Slang. the head.

    Category: Status (usage)

  2. Sometimes, his nobs. (in cribbage) the jack of the same suit as the card turned up, counting one to the holder.

    Category: Sport

Origin of nob:

1690–1700; perh. var. of knob


  1. a person of wealth or social importance.

    Category: British

* Chiefly Brit..

Origin of nob:

1745–55; earlier knabb (Scots), nab



  1. nobby(Adjective)

    Fashionable or chic.

  2. Nobby(ProperNoun)


  3. Nobby(ProperNoun)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Nobby(adj)

    stylish; modish; elegant; showy; aristocratic; fashionable


  1. Nobby

    Nobby is a small village on the Darling Downs, Queensland. It is located halfway between Toowoomba and Warwick. At the 2006 census, Nobby had a population of 391. It is noted for having been home to two eminent Australians; Author Steele Rudd and Sister Elizabeth Kenny.


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