noble

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (RP) IPA: /ˈnəʊbəl/
  • (GenAm) IPA: /ˈnoʊbəl/
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Noun[change]

Singular
noble

Plural
nobles

  1. (countable) A noble is an aristocrat; a member of the highest social class.
    This house was occupied by nobles in the 16th century.
  2. (countable) A noble was a medieval gold coin of England in the 14th and 15th centuries, usually valued at 6s 8d.

Adjective[change]

Positive
noble

Comparative
more noble

Superlative
most noble

  1. Noble qualities are those admired by others.
    It was very noble of him to defend his friend.