Definition of nub

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • nub is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 5
  • nub is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 5
  • nub is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of nub


  • a small lump or protuberance (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. nubble
  • the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience (noun)

    Examples

    1. the nub of the story

    Synonyms

    1. center
    2. centre
    3. core
    4. essence
    5. gist
    6. heart
    7. heart and soul
    8. inwardness
    9. kernel
    10. marrow
    11. meat
    12. nitty-gritty
    13. pith
    14. substance
    15. sum
  • a small piece (noun)

    Examples

    1. a nub of coal

    Synonyms

    1. stub

See definition of nub in Merriam Webster

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