nubbly
adjective see nubble

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nubbly — adjective of textiles; having a rough surface a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns • Syn: ↑homespun, ↑nubby, ↑slubbed, ↑tweedy • Similar to: ↑rough, ↑unsmooth …   Useful english dictionary

  • nubbly — /nub lee/, adj., nubblier, nubbliest. 1. full of small protuberances. 2. in the form of small lumps. Also, knubbly. [1820 30; NUBBLE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • nubbly — adjective Rough or lumpy …   Wiktionary

  • nubbly — nub·bly …   English syllables

  • nubbly — /ˈnʌbli/ (say nublee) adjective 1. full of small protuberances. 2. in the form of small lumps. {nubbl(e) + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • nubby — adjective of textiles; having a rough surface a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns • Syn: ↑homespun, ↑nubbly, ↑slubbed, ↑tweedy • Similar to: ↑rough, ↑unsmooth …   Useful english dictionary

  • slubbed — adjective of textiles; having a rough surface a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns • Syn: ↑homespun, ↑nubby, ↑nubbly, ↑tweedy • Similar to: ↑rough, ↑unsmooth …   Useful english dictionary

  • nubble — noun Etymology: diminutive of nub Date: 1818 a small knob or lump • nubbly adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Basic knitted fabrics — A few types of knitted fabric are so fundamental, that they have been adopted as part of the language of knitting, similar to techniques such as yarn over or decrease. Examples include stockinette stitch, reverse stockinette stitch, garter stitch …   Wikipedia

  • knubbly — /nub lee/, adj., knubblier, knubbliest. nubbly. * * * …   Universalium

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