[ UK /nˈʌbɪn/ ]
- a small nub (especially an undeveloped fruit or ear of corn)
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