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Is nub a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word nub is a Scrabble US word. The word nub is worth 5 points in Scrabble:


Is nub a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word nub is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:


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3 letters words from 'nub'


2 letters words from 'nub'

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All 3 letters words made out of nub

nub unb nbu bnu ubn bun

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Definitions and meaning of nub


Etymology 1

Either directly from Middle Low German, or from knub, from a Middle Low German word (compare Low German Knubbel, Knobbel (knot; lump)). Compare knob.


  • IPA(key): /nʌb/


nub (plural nubs)

  1. (obsolete) The innermost section of a chrysalis in a silk cocoon.
  2. A small lump or knob.
  3. The essence or core of an issue, argument etc.
    Synonyms: crux, gist; see also Thesaurus:gist
  4. (slang) The clitoris.
    • 2007, Melissa MacNeal, Hot for It, →ISBN, page 198[1]:
      “ — and then rub her nub with the bridge of your nose, right where the nerve will drive her straight to the ceiling!”
    • 2008, Arianna Hart, A Man for Marley, →ISBN, page 82[2]:
      When he used his fingers to rub her nub, he didn't have to wait anymore. She exploded for the second time that morning,...
    • 2010, Beverly Rae, Wild Cat, →ISBN, page 81[3]:
      He stroked her, using her movements to increase the pressure on her nub, catching her between his fingers.


nub (third-person singular simple present nubs, present participle nubbing, simple past and past participle nubbed)

  1. (baseball) To hit the ball weakly.
  2. To push; to nudge.
  3. To beckon.

Etymology 2

Variant spelling of noob.


  • IPA(key): /nub/


nub (plural nubs)

  1. (Internet slang) A noob; a newcomer or incompetent.


  • BUN, Bun, bun



From English noob, from newbie.


nub m

  1. (slang, chiefly Kosovo) newbie, amateur


  • amator m, axhami m

  • (obsolete) to hang.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)