nobby

[nob-ee]
adjective, nobbier, nobbiest. British Slang.
1.
fashionable or elegant; stylish; chic.
2.
excellent; first-rate.

Origin:
1780–90; nob2 + -y1

nobbily, adverb
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nob2 (nɒb)
 
n
slang chiefly (Brit) a person of social distinction
 
[C19: of uncertain origin]
 
'nobby2
 
adj
 
'nobbily2
 
adv

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