[ UK /nˈʌbɪn/ ]
  1. a small nub (especially an undeveloped fruit or ear of corn)
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How To Use nubbin In A Sentence

  • He tried, and failed, to kill himself; and his progress to the nubbing cheat was a triumph of execration. A Book of Scoundrels
  • The changes come as young people in Manchester are snubbing a national trend, which has seen the number of worshippers in the UK drop by 100,000 in the two years 2000-2002.
  • There were clam shells piled up with red checkerberries, and caddis worms on the half shell, with spicebush nubbins. Woodland Tales
  • My feet are freezing standing around on the summit of Kilimanjaro, my toes little nubbins of ice inside my boots.
  • In particular, his reconstruction of almost the entire pelvic girdle from a little nubbin of broken bone is like watching a magician pull a living temnospondyl out of a hat.
  • But why deprive yourself of the soulful braised collards and kale with shards of soft-roasted garlic and crisp nubbins of bacon?
  • Seven months after its long-awaited completion, drivers are snubbing the Manchester and Salford inner relief route and preferring to wait in jams on busy through-route Deansgate.
  • BANK staff are snubbing their employers to take out loans through a peer-to-peer lending site. The Sun
  • To keep snubbing the only real skipper in the team is an insult to a player who has always given his all. The Sun
  • Follow but my counsel, and I will show you a way to empty the pocket of a queer cull without any danger of the nubbing cheat. XII. In Which the Man of the Hill Continues His History. Book VIII
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