rubber check

a check drawn on an account lacking the funds to pay it; a check that bounces.

1925–30, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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rubber (check) definition

  1. n.
    a check that bounces; a forged check. (See also bounce.) : The bank says I wrote a rubber check, but I'm sure there was enough money on deposit.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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