Definition of Rubbery

1. Adjective. Having an elastic texture resembling rubber in flexibility or toughness.

Exact synonyms: Rubberlike
Similar to: Elastic
Derivative terms: Rubber



2. Adjective. Difficult to chew.
Exact synonyms: Cartilaginous, Gristly
Similar to: Tough
Derivative terms: Gristle

Definition of Rubbery

1. Adjective. Of, relating to, or resembling rubber, especially in consistency. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rubbery

1. resembling rubber (an elastic substance) [adj -BERIER, -BERIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rubbery

rubberlike
rubberneck
rubbernecked
rubbernecker
rubberneckers
rubbernecking
rubbernecks
rubberoid
rubbers
rubberstamp
rubberstamped
rubberstamping
rubberstamps
rubberwear
rubberwood
rubbery (current term)
rubbery figures
rubbet
rubbidge
rubbidges
rubbies
rubbing
rubbing alcohol
rubbing out
rubbing strip
rubbingly
rubbings
rubbish-bin
rubbish bin

Literary usage of Rubbery

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1. Miscellanies by William Makepeace Thackeray (1877)
"How diiferent is his fate to that of poor rubbery, the school drawing- master ! Highgate, Homerton, Putney, Hackney, Hornsey, Turnham Green, ..."

2. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1900)
"The fact is, that of these drawings, rubbery, in the course of the year, ... I am ashamed to say that rubbery takes his pipe in the parlour of an hotel, ..."

3. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"I am ashamed to say that rubbery takes his pipe in the parlour of an hotel, of which the largest room is devoted to the convenience of poor people, ..."

4. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray (1869)
"Think of the labours of that poor rubbery. ... Professor rubbery wipes his hot brows and kisses the poor thing, and they go in together out of the rain, ..."

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