rubbery
adjective Date: 1907 resembling rubber (as in elasticity, consistency, or texture) <
rubbery legs
>
<
rubbery cheese
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rubbery — [rub′ər ē] adj. like rubber in appearance, elasticity, toughness, etc. rubberiness n …   English World dictionary

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  • rubbery — rub|ber|y [ˈrʌbəri] adj 1.) looking or feeling like rubber ▪ rubbery eggs ▪ rubbery lips 2.) if your legs or knees are rubbery, they feel weak or unsteady …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rubbery — adjective 1 looking or feeling like rubber: The meat was rather rubbery. 2 if your legs or knees are rubbery, they feel weak or unsteady …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rubbery — adjective Of, relating to, or resembling rubber, especially in consistency. What a bad restaurant! The beef was so rubbery I thought Id never finish chewing it …   Wiktionary

  • rubbery — adj. Rubbery is used with these nouns: ↑consistency …   Collocations dictionary

  • Rubbery — unreliable: The budget estimates are a bit rubbery …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • rubbery — Australian Slang unreliable: The budget estimates are a bit rubbery …   English dialects glossary

  • rubbery — rub|ber|y [ rʌbəri ] adjective similar to rubber: His rubbery face twisted into its familiar grin …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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