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synonyms for nobby

  • classy
  • dashing
  • rakish
  • spry
  • stylish
  • bandbox
  • brisk
  • chic
  • chichi
  • clean
  • dainty
  • doggy
  • dressed to kill
  • dressed to nines
  • jaunty
  • natty
  • nice
  • nifty
  • nimble
  • posh
  • prim
  • ritzy
  • sassy
  • sharp
  • showy
  • smart
  • snazzy
  • snug
  • spiff
  • spiffy
  • spruce
  • swank
  • swanky
  • swell
  • trim
  • turned out
  • well turned out
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antonyms for nobby

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  • plain
  • unstylish
  • dirty
  • dishevelled
  • ruffled
  • rumpled
  • scruffy
  • shabby
  • sloppy
  • tousled
  • ungroomed
  • wrinkled
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How to use nobby in a sentence

Off the entrance is a high rocky islet, the Nobby, within which the channel is shoal and dangerous to pass.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
It has a rather ornamental front—looks piquant and seriously nobby.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
No self-respecting boy would, of course, admit to feeling ill ever; but Nobby was genuinely unconscious of anything wrong at all.
ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMSE. V. LUCAS
"You come with a very nobby crew," said Mr. Fluxion, as the principal stepped upon the deck of the consort.
DOWN THE RHINEOLIVER OPTIC
The cheap suit and overcoat he had worn were cast aside, and a nobby check outfit took their place.
THE MISSING TIN BOXARTHUR M. WINFIELD
The latter departed, and at one o'clock reappeared, stunningly arrayed in a dark-blue walking dress, with a nobby hat to match.
SISTER CARRIETHEODORE DREISER
I hadn't known any of the boys before except the Corporal and Nobby, and poor Nobby was the first one shot.
INTO THE JAWS OF DEATHJACK O'BRIEN
By and by a nobby lackey appeared, and delivered a message to the mistress, who nodded her head understandingly.
ALONZO FITZ AND OTHER STORIESMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Nobby was sitting up in front of Jill, begging irresistibly.
BERRY AND CO.DORNFORD YATES
I called upon Nobby to suspend his fury, and we all listened.
BERRY AND CO.DORNFORD YATES
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