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rubber check

noun

  • a check written without sufficient funds to cover it. That is, a check that will "bounce."
    My tenant wrote me another rubber check.

    Last edited on Nov 10 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 31 2009.

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Rubber City

noun

  • The nickname for Akron,Ohio..Nickmame comes from Akron being the Rubber Capital of the World.The birthplace of LeBron James.

    Last edited on Dec 29 2016. Submitted by Stormy216 on Dec 29 2016.

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rubberdrawer

  • condom stash

    Last edited on Mar 18 2016. Submitted by ybk on Mar 18 2016.

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rubber-hose cryptanalysis

noun - uncountable

  • the "bypassing" of encryption via beating a person with a rubber hose until they provide their password.

    Last edited on Mar 27 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Feb 16 2010.

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rubberneck

noun

  • someone who slows down on the highway to stare at an accident
    Come on man don't be a loser rubberneck who has to slow down at every site of a car crash.

    Last edited on Oct 29 2004. Submitted by David W. from Suffield, Connecticut, USA on Oct 29 2004.

  • derogatory name for a tourist, particularly a when going slowly and looking about at normal goings on around them

    Last edited on May 03 2005. Submitted by mark from Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead, UK on May 03 2005.

verb

  • looking at stuff when driving past - Particularly other motorists slowing down to look at a road accident.
    The traffic jam was caused by rubber-neckers slowing down for a gawk at the accident.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by mark from Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead, UK on May 03 2005.

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rubby

  • bum; beggar
    You look like a rubby!

    Last edited on Mar 17 1998. Submitted by Eva from Toronto, ON, Canada on Mar 17 1998.

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rube

  • Hillbilly like. Very redneck-ish. Extremely hick like.
    You stupid Rube.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Chad C. from Purdue University, USA on Nov 18 1998.

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rub elbows

verb - intransitive

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