rubbery


rub·bery

adjective \ˈrə-b(ə-)rē\

: similar to rubber

of legs or knees : bending like rubber : weak, shaky, and unstable

Full Definition of RUBBERY

:  resembling rubber (as in elasticity, consistency, or texture) <rubbery legs> <rubbery cheese>

Examples of RUBBERY

  1. The hard-boiled eggs were tough and rubbery.
  2. Her legs were rubbery when she stepped off the roller coaster.

First Known Use of RUBBERY

1907

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