Definition of Rub along

1. Verb. Manage one's existence barely. "I guess I can squeeze by on this lousy salary"




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rub Along

rozets
rozit
rozited
roziting
rozits
rozzer
rozzers
rpm
rrna operon
rsum
ruana
ruanas
ruarsite
rub
rub-a-dub
rub along (current term)
rub down
rub elbows with
rub in
rub it in
rub of the green
rub off
rub off on
rub out
rub salt in someone's wounds
rub salt in the wound
rub somebody the wrong way
rub up
rub up on

Literary usage of Rub along

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1. The Winston Simplified Dictionary: Including All the Words in Common Use by William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer (1919)
"... as. to manage to rub along: n. a moving of something over with pressure; niH Her (rub'ert, "• anything used for luu-uci erasing, polishing, etc.; ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1893)
"To rub along somehow, to manage to live after some sort of a fashion. ' I do shrub along middlin' well, when I bain't bad wi' the rheumatiz. ..."

3. Text Book on Wireless Telegraphy by Rupert Stanley (1914)
"... bar or rod of iron on the table and drawing a pole of a magnet along the bar from end to end, taking care always to rub along the bar in one direction. ..."

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