adjective, nubbier, nubbiest.
having nubs; knobby or lumpy.
Also, knubby, nubbed, knubbed.

1875–80; nub + -y1 Unabridged
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nubby (ˈnʌbɪ)
having small lumps or protuberances; knobbly

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Slicks are smooth tires, which would be faster on the roads than the nubby tires that come on mountain bikes.
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