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rubbery

[ruhb-uh-ree] /ˈrʌb ə ri/
adjective
1.
like rubber; elastic; tough.
Origin of rubbery
1905-1910
1905-10; rubber1 + -y1
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  • Leno's face, although it glows with the rubbery health of the often-exfoliated, is falling, and jowls are begging to form.

British Dictionary definitions for rubbery

rubbery

/ˈrʌbərɪ/
adjective
1.
having the texture of or resembling rubber, esp in flexibility or toughness
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Word Origin and History for rubbery
adj.

1890, from rubber (n.) + -y (2). Related: Rubberiness.

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