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Princeton's WordNet

  1. toff, nobnoun

    informal term for an upper-class or wealthy person


  1. nobnoun

    the head (somewhat archaic) Used in one version of the Nursery Rhyme: Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water; Jack fell down and broke his crown, and Jill came tumbling after. Up Jack got and home did trot, as fast as he could caper; to old Dame Dob to mend his nob, with vinegar and brown paper.

    Etymology: * From "nobleman" or "member of the nobility" (Doubtful)

  2. nobnoun

    a jack of the same suit as the card turned up by the dealer

    One for his nob.

    Etymology: * From "nobleman" or "member of the nobility" (Doubtful)

  3. nob

    The glans penis, the sensitive bulbous structure at the end of the penis also known as the head of the penis. (also spelled knob)

    Etymology: * From "nobleman" or "member of the nobility" (Doubtful)

  4. Nobnoun

    a place, north of Jerusalem, whose inhabitants were massacred by Saul

    Etymology: * From "nobleman" or "member of the nobility" (Doubtful)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nobnoun

    the head

    Etymology: [Cf. Knob.]

  2. Nobnoun

    a person in a superior position in life; a nobleman

    Etymology: [Cf. Knob.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nob

    nob, n. the head: a knobstick.—One for his nob, a blow on the head in boxing: a point at cribbage by holding the knave of trumps. [Knob.]

  2. Nob

    nob, n. a superior sort of person.—adv. Nob′bily.—adj. Nob′by, smart, fashionable: good, capital. [A contr. of nobleman.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. nob

    The head; therefore applied to a person in a high station of life. (See KNOB.)

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Nob

    Short for “noble” or “nobleman.” From University slang the term has come to imply among the vulgar anyone of aristocratic pretensions.

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  1. BON, Bön

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of NOB in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of NOB in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. descant
    • B. flub
    • C. fluster
    • D. aberrate

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