Pronunciation of Nugget
/nˈʌɡɪt/, /nˈʌɡɪt/, /n_ˈʌ_ɡ_ɪ_t/
Synonyms for nugget:
loot, bullion, wad, iou, wherewithal, purse, currency, draft, wealth, note, lucre, dough, bill, net worth, receipts, money order, worth, income, ingot, dollar, change, greenback, moolah, sterling, fortune, gross, stock, treasure, petty cash, bond, copper, balance sheet, issue, pocket money, scratch, assets, gold, check, cash, swag, proceeds, bankroll, profit, coupon, bank note, spending money, money, promissory note, capital, coinage, pounds, wampum, ways and means, funds, silver, wallet.
Usage examples for nugget:
- My friend, Mr. McAllister, the schoolmaster at St. Mary's, tells me that one day, when fish were not rising, he scooped out the gravel of one of these holes with his knife, and found a tiny nugget, after which the gold- hunting fever came on him for a while. - "Angling Sketches", Andrew Lang.
- Let us suppose that you lived in a cabin beside that brook; and that once in a while, when you went out to draw your water, you saw a nugget of- gold washing along with the pebbles on the bed. - "The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill", Winston Churchill.
- He felt all round his mouth, but the nugget was not there. - "The Monkey That Would Not Kill", Henry Drummond.