nounSouth African informal
An inflatable flat-bottomed rubber dinghy, typically motorized.
- Four of us were fishing from a rubber duck about eight kilometres off Hamburg and we saw this ship and remarked that it was quite close to shore.
- We arrived midday and, while getting our bearings around the cottage, noticed a rubber duck about seven metres long operating eastward, towards Sardinia Bay.
- ‘There she is, waving at the camera,’ he said as shots were shown of people in a rubber duck bouncing down a turbulent river.
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