rubber check


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rubber check

n. Slang
A check returned by a bank because of insufficient funds in the account on which it is drawn.

rub′ber check′


n.
a check drawn on an account lacking the funds to pay it; a check that bounces.
[1925–30, Amer.]
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the expert has not been paid or the expert received a second rubber check, the lawyer must report the trust account noncompliance to staff counsel for the Bar if required by Rule 4-8.
Coleman either gave the dealerships a rubber check or said he would pay for the vehicles but never did, the lawsuit said.
The rubber check sleeve opens with as little as one inch of working pressure and seals drop-tight with backpressure, creating a unidirectional shutoff mechanism.