rubber-chicken circuit

[ ruhb-er-chik-uh n, -in ]
/ ˈrʌb ərˈtʃɪk ən, -ɪn /

noun Informal.

a monotonous round of dinners, often featuring chicken, that a lecturer or political candidate is obliged to attend.

Nearby words

  1. rubber room,
  2. rubber stamp,
  3. rubber tree,
  4. rubber-base paint,
  5. rubber-bulb syringe,
  6. rubber-faced,
  7. rubber-stamp,
  8. rubberbanding,
  9. rubberize,
  10. rubberman disease

Origin of rubber-chicken circuit

First recorded in 1955–60

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