The people I grew up with, a lot of them had very heavy accents, and I think it rubbed off a little in terms of rhythm.
He has rubbed shoulders with royalty, including Queen Elizabeth II, and celebrity A-listers such as Madonna.
He reached up to the front seat, took my hand by the wrist and rubbed the perfume from his palm to mine.
So I rubbed his pants until he had an erection and then he came.
It was a feud between Mafiosi who rubbed each other out with mortars or cannons.
Ronald then stripped, and was smeared all over with the ointment, which was then rubbed into him.
She merely turned her head and rubbed his knee with her nose.
From acorns the Indians made the oil with which they rubbed themselves.
And he chuckled and rubbed his lean hands together as I had so often seen him do.
Doctor Benton rubbed his chin and there was serious anxiety in the movement.
early 14c., transitive and intransitive, of uncertain origin, perhaps related to East Frisian rubben "to scratch, rub," and Low German rubbeling "rough, uneven," or similar words in Scandinavian (cf. Danish rubbe "to rub, scrub," Norwegian rubba), of uncertain origin. Related: Rubbed; rubbing.
To rub (someone) the wrong way is from 1853; probably the notion is of cats' fur. To rub noses in greeting as a sign of friendship (attested from 1822) formerly was common among Eskimos, Maoris, and some other Pacific Islanders. Rub out "obliterate" is from 1560s; underworld slang sense of "kill" is recorded from 1848, American English. Rub off "remove by rubbing" is from 1590s; meaning "have an influence" is recorded from 1959.
"act of rubbing," 1610s, from rub (v.); earlier "obstacle, inequality on ground" (1580s, common in 17c.) which is the figure in Hamlet's there's the rub (1602).
The application of friction and pressure.
Such a procedure applied to the body.