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Definition of 'nobble'


  1. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
       Synonyms: victimize swindle rook goldbrick diddle bunco defraud scam mulct gyp gip hornswoggle short-change con
  2. make off with belongings of others
       Synonyms: pilfer cabbage purloin pinch abstract snarf swipe hook sneak filch lift
  3. take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped"
       Synonyms: kidnap abduct snatch
  4. disable by drugging; "nobble the race horses"

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