[ ruhb-awf, -of ]
/ ˈrʌbˈɔf, -ˈɒf /
an act of rubbing off, as to remove something.
a deep mark, effect, or impact produced especially through constant close contact.
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Words nearby ruboff
Origin of ruboff
First recorded in 1935–40; noun use of verb phrase rub off
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