1. nubby

adjective. of textiles; having a rough surface.


  • slubbed
  • rough
  • homespun
  • nubbly
  • tweedy


  • polished
  • regular
  • even
  • fine

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Sentences with nubby

1. Adjective
Your cat dislikes the nubby surface and prefers not to stand on it.

2. Noun, plural
Drape plastic carpet runners, nubby side up, on chairs, tables, sofas and other furniture you don't want your kitty to jump up onto.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Neutral carpet colors can feel expected, but this nubby, woven texture is anything but.