nubby

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nub

 (nŭb)
n.
1. A protuberance or knob.
2. A small lump.
3. The essence; the core: the nub of a story.

[Variant of knub, probably from Low German knubbe, from Middle Low German, variant of knobbe.]

nub′by adj.

nubby

(ˈnʌbɪ)
adj
having small lumps or protuberances; knobbly

nub•by

(ˈnʌb i)

adj. -bi•er, -bi•est.
having nubs; knobby or lumpy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nubby - of textilesnubby - of textiles; having a rough surface; "a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns"
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"