QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Origin of rubber stamp
Words nearby rubber stamp
Definition for rubber stamp (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of rubber-stamp
Example sentences from the Web for rubber stamp
While the state Constitution places appointments in the governor’s hands, in practice the executive office acts as nothing more than a rubber stamp.South Carolina’s Governor Addresses Magistrate Judge Controversy by Urging Changes|by Joseph Cranney, The Post and Courier|January 15, 2021|ProPublica
Even though the state Constitution places magistrate appointments in the governor’s hands, in practice the executive office acts mostly as a rubber stamp.Magistrate Judges Took Bribes, Stole Money and Mishandled Cases. South Carolina Officials Now Want Reform.|by Joseph Cranney, The Post and Courier|January 5, 2021|ProPublica
It would make life a lot easier for those working on forming public banks in California after the state gave the rubber stamp allowing it in late 2019.Exclusive: Rashida Tlaib and AOC have a proposal for a fairer financial system — public banking|Emily Stewart|October 30, 2020|Vox
Forget those silly “games played with the ball”; they are far “too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind.”
The Federal Duck Stamp Act raised the fee on stamps needed to hunt waterfowl on federal land from $15 to $25.Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive|Ben Jacobs|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These villages used to harvest rubber, cacao, palm oil, and coffee beans.
He spent three days in a rubber room wearing a plastic smock before returning.
With a rubber spatula, stir in the chocolate and cranberries until the dough is well mixed.Make These Barefoot Contessa Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies|Ina Garten|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“You must leave this house this moment,” she cried, with a stamp, with gleaming eyes and very pale.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
While she flitted into the next room to fetch a stamp, Mrs. Haughstone, her needles arrested in mid-air, looked steadily at Tom.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
It need not mention the sum to be paid for the land; it can be signed with a lead pencil: a stamp signature will suffice.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
They are all, however, marked by the stamp of genius, and give but little trouble to a well informed connoisseur.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
A special quality of glove made of asbestos cloth, lined with rubber, is supplied for electric light work.Asbestos|Robert H. Jones
British Dictionary definitions for rubber stamp
verb rubber-stamp (tr)
Idioms and Phrases with rubber stamp
A person or organization that automatically approves or endorses a policy without assessing its merit; also, such an approval or endorsement. For example, The nominating committee is merely a rubber stamp; they approve anyone the chairman names, or The dean gave his rubber stamp to the recommendations of the tenure committee. This metaphoric term alludes to the rubber printing device used to imprint the same words over and over. [Early 1900s]