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rubber-faced

[ ruhb-er-feyst ]
/ ˈrʌb ərˌfeɪst /
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adjective

having a face with unusually mobile features: a rubber-faced comedian.

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Nearby words

rubber stamp, rubber tree, rubber-base paint, rubber-bulb syringe, rubber-chicken circuit, rubber-faced, rubber-stamp, rubberbanding, rubberize, rubberman disease, rubberneck

Origin of rubber-faced

First recorded in 1960–65
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for rubber-faced

  • The tingling of the batsman's fingers which might result could be neutralised by the use of a rubber-faced bat.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, July 1, 1914|Various
  • The gun-captains muzzled the rubber-faced shoulder-pieces, and the long lean muzzles behind the shields shifted fractionally.

    A Fleet in Being|Rudyard Kipling