AskDefine | Define nugget

Dictionary Definition

nugget n : a solid lump of a precious metal (especially gold) as found in the earth

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English

Pronunciation

  • nŭg'ət, /ˈnʌɡət/, /"nVg@t/

Noun

nugget (countable and uncountable; plural: nuggets)
  1. a small, compact chunk or clump, as gold nugget
  2. a tidbit of something valuable, as a nugget of wisdom
  3. a type of boot polish
  4. a bud from the Cannabis Sativa plant. Usually implies dankness.
  5. slang term for an inexperienced, newly trained fighter pilot.

Derived terms

Translations

small chunk or clump
  • Danish: klump
  • Dutch: steen
  • Finnish: hippu
  • Italian: pepita
  • Polish: bryłka
tidbit
boot polish
bud of Cannabis plant
inexperienced fighter pilot

Extensive Definition

Nugget may refer to:

See also

nugget in German: Nugget
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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bar, batch, block, bulk, bullion, chunk, clod, clump, coin gold, coin silver, copper, gob, gold, gold nugget, hunch, hunk, ingot, loaf, lump, mass, nickel, pat, precious metals, quantity, silver, wad, yellow stuff
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