Definition of Goldberg, Rube in English:

Goldberg, Rube

Syllabification: Gold·berg, Rube
Pronunciation: /ˈɡōldˌbərɡ
 
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( 1883–1970), US cartoonist; full name Reuben Lucius Goldberg. As creator of the comic strip characters Professor Lucifer Gorgonzola Butts (an inventor of complex mechanical devices to achieve simple tasks), Boob McNutt, and Lala Palooza, he satirized American folkways and modern technology.

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