Nobble meaning

nŏbəl
To disable (a racehorse), especially by drugging.
verb
1
0
To kidnap.
verb
1
0
To disable (a horse), as by drugging to keep it from winning a race.
verb
1
0
To outdo or get the better of by devious means.
verb
1
1
To win (a person) over.
verb
1
2
Advertisement
To win over by bribery or other underhanded methods.
verb
0
0
To cheat or swindle.
verb
0
0
(UK, Australia, slang) To injure or obstruct intentionally; batter.
verb
0
0
(UK, slang) To gain influence by corrupt means or intimidation.

The jury was nobbled to delay unanimous verdict.

verb
0
0
(UK, slang) To steal.
verb
0
0
Advertisement
To filch or steal.
verb
0
1

Origin of nobble

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition