• Having an aristocratic appearance; showy; elegant; fashionable; smart.

  • Good; capital.

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Examples For nobby

  • The casual wanderer could see as he passed a polished array of office fixtures, much frosted glass, clerks hard at work, and genteel businessmen in "nobby" suits and clean linen lounging about or sitting in groups.

    Sister Carrie

  • "So am I, for it strikes me that is an uncommonly 'nobby' little affair," he said approvingly.

    An Old-Fashioned Girl

  • He is articulate, old-school-tie but not nobby, and brings a touch of class to the project.

    The Thistle and the Bee

  • One of its cartoons suggested that "checks are uncommon superior, but stripes is most nobby".

    Royal Flash

Notes For nobby

The word 'nobby' comes from 'nob' ("a wealthy or influential person").