rubberneck(redirected from rubbernecked)
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intr.v. rub·ber·necked, rub·ber·neck·ing, rub·ber·necks
To look about or survey with unsophisticated wonderment or curiosity.
1. a person who stares or gapes inquisitively, esp in a naive or foolish manner
2. a sightseer or tourist
(intr) to stare in a naive or foolish manner
1. to stare with curiosity, as by craning the neck or turning the head.n.
2. a curious onlooker.
3. a sightseer or tourist.Also, rub′ber•neck`er.
Past participle: rubbernecked
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|Noun||1.||rubberneck - a tourist who is visiting sights of interest|
|2.||rubberneck - a person who stares inquisitively|
|Verb||1.||rubberneck - strain to watch; stare curiously; "The cars slowed down and the drivers rubbernecked after the accident"|
watch - look attentively; "watch a basketball game"