Noun Definition

nub

1.Definition: a small lump or protuberance

Related Noun(s):nubble

Category: General

2.Definition: a small piece

"A nub of coal", "A stub of a pencil"

Related Noun(s):stub

Category: Objects

3.Definition: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

"The gist of the prosecutor's argument", "The heart and soul of the Republican Party", "The nub of the story"

Related Noun(s):kernel, sum, core, meat, essence, gist, heart, center, inwardness, centre, pith, marrow, substance

Category: General