verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
noun Also rub·ber·neck·er.
Examples from the Web for rubberneck
The most popular slang expression of the day is "to rubberneck," or, more concisely, "to rubber."America To-day, Observations and Reflections|William Archer
Women ought to have everything they own fastened to them with rubberneck elastics.The Climbers|Clyde Fitch
No, I think Ill take those few days off and do a rubberneck trip around Manhattan.Out of the Air|Inez Haynes Irwin
To show general scorn, the bird revolved on one claw round and round his swing; he looked dangerous, repeating, "Rubberneck."The Best Short Stories of 1917|Various
The paid guides and the "rubberneck wagons" have completed the ruin.The Personality of American Cities|Edward Hungerford
British Dictionary definitions for rubberneck
Word Origin and History for rubberneck
1897, "person who is always listening to other people's conversation; person who gazes around him with undue curiosity," from rubber + neck (n.). Popularized with reference to sightseers in automobiles. As a verb from 1896. Related: Rubbernecking (1896); rubbernecker (1934).