a viscous, flammable liquid consisting of unvulcanized rubber dispersed in benzene, gasoline, or the like, used chiefly as an adhesive.
any of a number of adhesives made by dissolving rubber in a solvent such as benzene
noun 1. a check drawn on an account lacking the funds to pay it; a check that bounces. rubber check rubber check A check drawn on an account without the funds to pay it, as in He’s been handing out rubber checks right and left, but the police have caught up with him. The rubber […]
- Rubber cheque
noun 1. (facetious) a cheque that bounces
- Rubber-chicken circuit
[ruhb-er-chik-uh n, -in] /ˈrʌb ərˈtʃɪk ən, -ɪn/ noun, Informal. 1. a monotonous round of dinners, often featuring chicken, that a lecturer or political candidate is obliged to attend. noun a series of fund-raising dinners for a politician Word Origin referring to standard unappetizing, rubbery chicken served at such dinners Usage Note politics