verb (used without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM rubberrub·ber·less, adjectiverub·ber·like, adjective
Definition for rubber (2 of 2)
Origin of rubber2
Example sentences from the Web for rubber
But at Boston College, distributing rubbers on campus is now grounds for expulsion.
Even George H.W. Bush earned the nickname “Rubbers” for his obsession with population control.
Rubbers and waterproof were hurried on, and Tessa was left alone with the fire, the rain, and her work.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
He felt guilty—but he thought it was very mean of Mr. Stuckup to call attention to his wet rubbers that way.Seven O'Clock Stories|Robert Gordon Anderson
Rubbers or Cutters, sandy in composition and suitable for cutting with a wire saw and rubbing to shape on the stone slab.
Oh, it's bathing suits to-day, and rubbers, and mackintoshes.The Opened Shutters|Clara Louise Burnham
He, however, should leave there his overcoat and his rubbers and umbrella.The Complete Bachelor|Walter Germain
British Dictionary definitions for rubber (1 of 2)
Word Origin for rubber
British Dictionary definitions for rubber (2 of 2)
- a match of three games
- the deal that wins such a match