knobbly
adjective Date: 1859 having very small knobs <
a knobbly walking stick
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  • knobbly — [näb′lē] adj. knobblier, knobbliest having or covered with lumps or knobs; knotty * * * …   Universalium

  • knobbly — [näb′lē] adj. knobblier, knobbliest having or covered with lumps or knobs; knotty …   English World dictionary

  • knobbly — [[t]nɒ̱bli[/t]] ADJ GRADED (The form knobby [[t]nɒ̱bi[/t]] is also used.) Something that is knobbly or knobby has lumps on it which stick out and make the surface uneven. ...knobbly knees. ...potatoes that are very knobbly and difficult to peel …   English dictionary

  • knobbly — UK [ˈnɒblɪ] / US [ˈnɑblɪ] adjective Word forms knobbly : adjective knobbly comparative knobblier superlative knobbliest covered with small hard lumps …   English dictionary

  • knobbly — adj. Knobbly is used with these nouns: ↑knee …   Collocations dictionary

  • knobbly — knob|bly [ˈnɔbli US ˈna:bli] adj also knob|by [ˈnɔbi US ˈna:bi] AmE with hard parts that stick out from under the surface of something ▪ knobbly knees …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • knobbly — also knob.by, AmE adjective with hard parts that stick out from under the surface of something: knobbly knees …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • knobbly — knobble ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a small lump on something. DERIVATIVES knobbly adjective (knobblier, knobbliest) . ORIGIN diminutive of KNOB(Cf. ↑knobby) …   English terms dictionary

  • knobbly — adjective having knobs had knobbly knees • Syn: ↑knobby • Similar to: ↑unshapely • Derivationally related forms: ↑knobble, ↑knob (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • knobbly — adjective Having a covering of small knobs See Also: knobby …   Wiktionary

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