nubbly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nubble +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

nubbly (comparative nubblier, superlative nubbliest)

  1. Rough or lumpy
    • 2007 February 7, Julia Moskin, “Koreans Share Their Secret for Chicken With a Crunch”, in New York Times[1]:
      When that crust is nubbly and evenly browned, and the chicken meat is cooked through, the chicken is sublime.
    • 1978, Alice Munro, “Mischief”, in The Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose:
      Though Clifford paid preliminary homage to them both, she was the one he finally made love to, rather quickly on the nubbly hooked rug.