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rubberneck Syllabification: rub·ber·neck
Pronunciation: /ˈrəbərˌnek/

Definition of rubberneck in English:


[no object]
Turn one’s head to stare at something in a foolish manner: a passerby rubbernecking at the accident scene


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A person who rubbernecks.


Pronunciation: /ˈrəbərˌnekər/
Example sentences
  • The film company had blocked off this section of town but there were thousands of rubberneckers wanting to catch a glimpse of the star.
  • Like a rubbernecker driving past a horrifically bloody accident, I can't seem to stop myself from watching the carnage.
  • Let's face it, we're a nation of rubberneckers, eager to gawk at any accident, smoldering homestead, or decaying corpse as long as it is not our own.
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