Definition of rubber duck in English:

rubber duck

Syllabification: rub·ber duck

noun

South African informal
An inflatable flat-bottomed rubber dinghy, typically motorized.
More example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

rubber ducker

noun

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