nuggety

nuggety

(ˈnʌɡɪtɪ)
adj
1. of or resembling a nugget
2. informal Austral and NZ (of a person) thickset; stocky
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We are quickly proving that the gold-bearing gravels can be effectively targeted, explored and quantified at Egina, which is a significant step for an extremely nuggety project such as this.
He has the right attitude, is nuggety, makes his tackles, crosses the gain-line and achieves turnovers.
He is hard-working, fearless and nuggety, an individual who can hold his own at the breakdown, carries well and is likely to be around during Test windows.
For those who understand what is known as "nuggety" gold deposits, having such high-grade samples is significant, he added.
A nuggety competitor, he will relish the challenge of facing Sonny Bill and Co on his 50th cap.
I wolf down three nuggety 'biscuits' (like savoury scones, stuffed with sweetcorn, bacon and spring onions, and slathered in butter), before getting started on grilled asparagus spears and traditional creamy grits.
Yesterday the Green & Golds bounced back from Wednesday's hammering at Auckland's Eden Park with a nuggety display with ball and bat in beating the Black Caps at the Westpac in Wellington.
WHAT YOU GET Although it lacks the nuggety compactness of the three-door car, the five-door Sportback isn't a bad looker at all, certainly a good deal easier on the eye than the rather 'challenging' BMW 1 Series.
Collingwood's nuggety determination at the crease earned him 68 Test caps.
One parked in the left-field, though, is Greg King, the nuggety inside centre who filled in at London Scottish.
On the flip side, Australia, led by the nuggety Chris Rogers and well supported by Shane Watson, will believe they have a real opportunity of winning their first Test since early January against Sri Lanka.
"I'm not happy at all with our performance but we have to give credit to UAE for their nuggety and tough defence, which put us under a lot of pressure."