What does nugget mean?

Definitions for nuggetˈnʌg ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nugget(noun)

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


  1. Nugget(n.)

    Something of value, usually found among many other less valuable things; -- often used figuratively; as, a nugget of useful information in a sea of data.

  2. Origin: [Earlier niggot, prob. for nigot, an ingot. See Ingot.]


  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

  2. Origin: [Earlier niggot, prob. for nigot, an ingot. See Ingot.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nugget

    nug′et, n. a lump or mass, as of a metal. [Prob. ingot, with the n of the article.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nugget in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nugget in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Carrie Koller Waller:

    I didn’t think I’d ever be talking to the principal over a chicken nugget, that’s not something a parent ever imagines.

  2. Virginia:

    The first duty of a lecturer to hand you after an hour's discourse a nugget of pure truth to wrap up between the pages of your notebooks, and keep on the mantlepiece forever.

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