Definition of Rubbernecks

1. Verb. (third-person singular of rubberneck) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rubbernecks

1. rubberneck [v] - See also: rubberneck

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rubbernecks

rubberise
rubberised
rubberises
rubberising
rubberize
rubberized
rubberizes
rubberizing
rubberless
rubberlike
rubberneck
rubbernecked
rubbernecker
rubberneckers
rubbernecking
rubbernecks (current term)
rubberoid
rubbers
rubberstamp
rubberstamped
rubberstamping
rubberstamps
rubberwear
rubberwood
rubbery
rubbery figures
rubbet
rubbidge
rubbidges
rubbies

Literary usage of Rubbernecks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Natural Money: The Peaceful Solution by John Raymond Cummings (1912)
"Call them "road rubbernecks" if you like. There are a lot of them and the men in them are ... Then the rubbernecks will take the men back to their homes, ..."

2. Natural Money: The Peaceful Solution by John Raymond Cummings (1912)
"Call them "road rubbernecks" if you like. There are a lot of them and the men in them are going out one, ... Then the rubbernecks will take the men back to ..."

3. The Bookman (1907)
""Back, rubbernecks!" when ejaculated by an American policemen is said to have an instantaneous effect on an inquisitive but sensitive crowd. ..."

4. Within Prison Walls: Being a Narrative of Personal Experience During a Week by Thomas Mott Osborne (1914)
"I suspect it to be the same party of rubbernecks the Warden conducted through the shop this afternoon—including my friends. They are evidently waiting for ..."

5. Around the Capital with Uncle Hank: Recorded Together with Many Pictures by Thomas Fleming (1902)
"Harry told Uncle Hank that they were known as "Congressional rubbernecks." "Et's a free show, Harry, an' ye can't blame 'em, ..."

6. Putnam's Magazine (1908)
"Longest elevator ride in the world an' seein' New York at a glance all thrown into one, without no packed box of rubbernecks on spools and a young gent yel- ..."

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