rub in

verb
rubbed in; rubbing in; rubs in

Definition of rub in

transitive verb

: to harp on (something unpleasant) : emphasize

First Known Use of rub in

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Rub in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rub%20in. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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