What does nob mean?

Definitions for nobnɒb

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word nob.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. toff, nob(noun)

    informal term for an upper-class or wealthy person


  1. nob(Noun)

    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.

  2. nob(Noun)

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

    One for his nob.

  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)

  4. Nob(ProperNoun)

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

  5. Origin: * From "nobleman" or "member of the nobility" (Doubtful)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nob(noun)

    the head

  2. Nob(noun)

    a person in a superior position in life; a nobleman

  3. Origin: [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.]

Suggested Resources

  1. NOB

    What does NOB stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the NOB acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Anagrams for nob »

  1. BON, Bön


  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

Images & Illustrations of nob

  1. nobnobnob

Translations for nob

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for nob »


Find a translation for the nob definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these nob definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"nob." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 19 Apr. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/nob>.

Are we missing a good definition for nob? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for nob:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.