Adjective "Nugget" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Nugget


    Definition:

    noun

    1. a lump of something, as of precious metal.

    2. a lump of native gold.

    3. anything of great value, significance, or the like: nuggets of wisdom.

    4. a bite-size piece of chicken, fish, etc., usually batter-fried.

    5. Welding. (in a spot-weld) the metal fused.

    6. Australian. a powerful, heavy animal. a strong, thickset man.

    Origin:
    nugget