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nob 1

 (nŏb)
n.
1. Slang The human head.
2. The jack of the same suit as the card turned up by the dealer in cribbage, scoring one point for the holder.

[Perhaps variant of knob.]

nob 2

 (nŏb)
n. Chiefly British Slang
A person of wealth or social standing: "The nobs were forever snubbing the snobs" (Conor Cruise O'Brien).

[Possibly from nob or knob.]
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nob

(nɒb)
n
1. (Card Games) the jack of the suit turned up
2. (Card Games) one for his nob the call made with this jack, scoring one point
[C19: of uncertain origin]

nob

(nɒb)
n
slang chiefly Brit a person of social distinction
[C19: of uncertain origin]
ˈnobby adj
ˈnobbily adv

nob

(nɒb)
n
slang the head
[C17: perhaps a variant of knob]

nob

(nɒb)
n
a variant spelling of knob4
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nob1

(nɒb)

n.
1. Slang. the head.
2. Sometimes, his nobs. (in cribbage) the jack of the same suit as the card turned up, counting one to the holder.
[1690–1700; perhaps variant of knob]

nob2

(nɒb)

n. Chiefly Brit.
a person of wealth or social importance.
[1745–55; earlier knabb (Scots), nab]
nob′by, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nob - informal term for an upper-class or wealthy personnob - informal term for an upper-class or wealthy person
man of means, rich man, wealthy man - a man who is wealthy
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nob

noun (Slang) aristocrat, fat cat (slang, chiefly U.S.), toff (Brit. slang), bigwig (informal), celeb (informal), big shot (informal), big hitter (informal), aristo (informal), heavy hitter (informal), nabob (informal), V.I.P. The crook revealed how he mixed with nobs as he pretended to be an aristocrat.
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Translations

nob

1 [nɒb] N (Anat) → mollera f, coco m, cholla f (Mex)

nob

2 [nɒb] N (Brit) (= toff, person of importance) → potentado/a m/f
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nob

1
n (inf)einer der besseren Leute (inf); all the nobsall die besseren Leute (inf), → alles, was Rang und Namen hat

nob

2
n (inf: = head) → Rübe f (inf)
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nob

[nɒb] n (old) (fam) → persona altolocata
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