- Slang the head
- Cribbage the jack of the same suit as the card cut from the pack: it counts one point for the holdernow called his nobs
Origin of noblater form of knob
Chiefly Brit., Slang a person of wealth and high social status
Origin of nob; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps nob
- Slang The human head.
- The jack of the same suit as the card turned up by the dealer in cribbage, scoring one point for the holder.
Origin of nobPerhaps variant of knob.
nounChiefly British Slang
A person of wealth or social standing: “The nobs were forever snubbing the snobs” (Conor Cruise O'Brien).
Origin of nobPossibly from nob1 or knob.