[ UK /nˈɒbli/ ]
  1. having knobs
    had knobbly knees
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How To Use knobbly In A Sentence

  • Next to them are strange, knobbly bits of ginger dug from Chinese soil.
  • The pink, slightly knobbly skin of this species of seahorse has been rather unkindly, but accurately, compared to that of a plucked chicken.
  • The morning market in the Via Maestra is packed with stalls selling the knobbly tubers, graded in boxes according to size and quality.
  • These knobbly, metallic-looking fossils were turned into a mixture of dilute sulphuric acid and dissolved copperas using a dangerous, complicated and highly noxious industrial process.
  • The knobbly bits on your upper shin, just below the knee cap, are called your tibial tuberosities, and there are muscles attached to them.
  • With a smouldering disdain which could quickly turn to bloody-mindedness, the rams kept their composure, even though the odd knobbly bits on their foreheads were all that remained of horns and pride. Country diary: Wenlock Edge
  • He is 51, a barrel of a man, good-looking in spite of his large, bulging eyes, a furrowed brow, something that is not quite a beard and a rather knobbly nose.
  • Control of the comedy's timing is now in the hands of an editor, and few editors are as funny as Buster Keaton in a bearskin wielding a knobbly club.
  • had knobbly knees
  • The new (nearly new) car wouldn't take the snow chains and I wished, for the first time in years, for a 4x4 and vowed to get a pair of old wheels with knobbly treads.
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