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See definition of nubbin on Dictionary.com
  • as inkernel
  • as innub

synonyms for nubbin

  • fruit
  • grain
  • meat
  • morsel
  • nut
  • atom
  • bit
  • center
  • core
  • crux
  • germ
  • gist
  • heart
  • hub
  • keynote
  • marrow
  • matter
  • nub
  • part
  • piece
  • pith
  • root
  • substance
  • upshot
  • crux
  • upshot
  • basic
  • essence
  • heart
  • kernel
  • meat
  • nitty-gritty
  • nucleus
  • pith
  • point
  • short
  • substance
  • bottom line
  • meat and potatoes

antonyms for nubbin

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  • exterior
  • exteriority
  • outside
  • periphery
  • surface
  • whole
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How to use nubbin in a sentence

Linn’s sly sense of humor resurfaces in the terrific “Porky Marge,” a margherita pizza punctuated with crisp nubbins of bacon and showered with Romano cheese.
2021 FALL DINING GUIDETOM SIETSEMAOCTOBER 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We know how unlikely it is that Cassie, who has been depicted as a worn-down nubbin of PTSD through most of the film, would be able to get her revenge from beyond the grave.
PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN’S EXPLOSIVE ENDING AND BEST PICTURE CHANCES, EXPLAINEDEMILY VANDERWERFFAPRIL 16, 2021VOX
He took it to bed with him in the loft and read till his 'nubbin' of candle burned out.
THE EVERY-DAY LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLNFRANCIS FISHER BROWNE
Small nubbin' for all the world, but it stole the hot an' the smell o' the meat.'
CONTINENTAL MONTHLY , VOL. 6, NO. 1, JULY, 1864VARIOUS
Mother Howard hesitated at the brink of the very nubbin of it all, to Robert Fairchild.
THE CROSS-CUTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
Bimeby they wa'n't no stick left—only a nubbin, about four inches long, an' it was Rocky's turn.
THE TURTLES OF TASMANJACK LONDON
Lincoln whispered to his friend, "Did you ever see so small a nubbin that had so much husk on it?"
THE BATTLE OF PRINCIPLESNEWELL DWIGHT HILLIS
It goes through all the forms of vegetation, and yields at last a single nubbin for the pig.
FARM DRAINAGEHENRY FLAGG FRENCH
That pig was too sick to eat or even sniff a nubbin of corn for two whole days, just laid and groaned.
BLUE RIDGE COUNTRYJEAN THOMAS
In fact, if you translate the phrase literally enough, it holds the very nubbin of their whole belief.
THE BRENTONSANNA CHAPIN RAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NUBBIN

  • atom
  • bit
  • center
  • core
  • crux
  • fruit
  • germ
  • gist
  • grain
  • heart
  • hub
  • keynote
  • marrow
  • matter
  • meat
  • morsel
  • nub
  • nubbin
  • nut
  • part
  • piece
  • pith
  • root
  • substance
  • upshot
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.