Definitions for nuggetˈnʌg ɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nug•getˈnʌg ɪt(n.)

  1. a lump, esp. of native gold or other precious metal.

  2. anything small but of great value or significance:

    nuggets of wisdom.

  3. a small batter-fried piece of chicken or fish.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of nugget:

1850–55; perh. dim. of obs. nug small piece, akin to nog2; see -et

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nugget(noun)

    a solid lump of a precious metal (especially gold) as found in the earth


  1. nugget(Noun)

    A small, compact chunk or clump.

    a gold nugget

  2. nugget(Noun)

    A tidbit of something valuable.

    a nugget of wisdom

  3. nugget(Noun)

    A type of boot polish.

  4. nugget(Noun)

    A bud from the Cannabis sativa plant.

  5. nugget(Noun)

    An inexperienced, newly trained fighter pilot.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nugget(noun)

    a lump; a mass, esp. a native lump of a precious metal; as, a nugget of gold

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a lump, especially of gold.

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