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rub·ber·y

 (rŭb′ə-rē)
adj. rub·ber·i·er, rub·ber·i·est
Of or resembling rubber; elastic.

rubbery

(ˈrʌbərɪ)
adj
(Elements & Compounds) having the texture of or resembling rubber, esp in flexibility or toughness

rub•ber•y

(ˈrʌb ə ri)

adj.
like rubber; elastic; tough.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rubbery - having an elastic texture resembling rubber in flexibility or toughness
elastic - capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy; "an elastic band"; "a youthful and elastic walk"
2.rubbery - difficult to chew
tough - resistant to cutting or chewing
Translations
مَطّاطي
gumovitý
gummiagtig
gumiszerû
gúmmíkenndur
gumovitý
lâstik gibi

rubbery

[ˈrʌbərɪ] ADJgomoso, parecido a la goma

rubbery

[ˈrʌbəri] adjcaoutchouteux/euserubbing alcohol n (US)alcool m dénaturé

rubbery

adj
material, skingummiartig; meatzäh, wie Gummi pred; (hum) lipswulstig
(= weak) legsgummiweich (inf)

rubbery

[ˈrʌbərɪ] adjgommoso/a

rubber

(ˈrabə) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) a strong elastic substance made from the juice of certain plants (especially the rubber tree), or an artificial substitute for this. Tyres are made of rubber; rubber boots.
2. (also eˈraser) a piece of rubber used to rub out pencil etc marks. a pencil, a ruler and a rubber.
3. (slang) a condom.
4. a rubber band.
ˈrubbery adjective
like rubber.
rubber band
an elastic band.
rubber stamp
an instrument with rubber figures, letters etc which is used to stamp a name, date etc on books or papers.
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