verb (used without object)
to look about or stare with great curiosity, as by craning the neck or turning the head.
verb (used with object)
to gawk at:
The tieup was due to drivers rubbernecking an accident.
noun, Also, rubbernecker
a sightseer; tourist.
an extremely curious person.
a person who stares or gapes inquisitively, esp in a naive or foolish manner
a sightseer or tourist
(intransitive) to stare in a naive or foolish manner
- Rubbernecking delay
- Rubberneck wagon
noun 1. a plant, Ficus elastica, of the mulberry family, having oblong, shining, leathery leaves, growing native as a tall tree in India, the Malay Archipelago, etc., used as a source of rubber and cultivated in Europe and America as an ornamental house plant. 2. any plant yielding caoutchouc or India rubber. rubber plant noun […]
noun 1. Informal. a room padded with foam rubber for the confinement of a violent mentally ill person.