Crossword clues for nobble
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
vb. 1 (context British Australia slang English) To injure or obstruct intentionally; batter. 2 (context British slang English) To gain influence by corrupt means or intimidation. 3 (context British slang English) To steal.
v. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change" [syn: victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con]
disable by drugging; "nobble the race horses"
Usage examples of "nobble".
Cass, who had blown him home after the nobbling of the Imp. She was defiantly sounding her horn as the race ended.
He just sat down on the bed next to me and put his elbows on his knees and looked down at the carpet between his legs where there was a little red piece of Lego with eight nobbles on.