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rubber eared

rubber eared  n.— «It’s helluva difficult tae try an type wi a Scottish accent, so any choobish flames wull just be rubber-eared.» —“Translators” by Ewan Benson Usenet: eunet.jokes Nov. 28, 1990. (source: Double...

rubber ear

rubber ear  n.— «There can be no greater put-down than a stand-up. A dissy, a rubber ear, or cold shoulder, only the names are changed to protect the guilty.…Can you imagine the stench in the streets if every guy or girl rubber...

rubber ear

rubber ear  n.— «While Scots have never been backward about coming forward with complaints, they stand more chance of getting the rubber-ear treatment than anywhere else. According to the survey, 15 per cent of Scots interviewed complained...

rubber ear

rubber ear  n.— «Predictably the Democratic Party election organisers are giving Curly a rubber ear. Equally predictably Curly is suing the Democratic Party.» —“Sutch and such as those” by Tom Shields in Washington, D...

marble

marble
 n.— «MARBLES: Small pieces of tire rubber that build up above the racing groove.» —“A racing dictionary” St. Petersburg Times (Florida) Apr. 1, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

hooked

hooked  adj.— «A small fraction of the convicts who leave Illinois’ prisons each year are “hooked,” as it goes in prison parlance. That is, they are hooked up to a home-monitoring device—those bands of rubber equipped with a...