nuggety

nuggety

(ˈnʌɡɪtɪ)
adj
1. of or resembling a nugget
2. informal Austral and NZ (of a person) thickset; stocky
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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.
They have strong, nuggety players in their squad, and we need to front up.
He said he remained patient with underperforming players and praised their nuggety contributions.
Yet even the nuggety Worcester head coach felt sufficiently moved by Shaun Perry's indomitable performance against Northampton a few weeks ago to describe the half-back as 'a warrior in the true sense of the word'.
The 26-year-old has demonstrated the value of the same fearless attitude, with bat as well as ball, in Test cricket - as an Ashes-winner last winter - and with nuggety innings down the order to help England clinch the ongoing NatWest Series against India 2-0 with one to play.