rubber check

noun

Definition of rubber check 

: a check returned by a bank because of insufficient funds in the payer's account

First Known Use of rubber check

1921, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rubber check

from its coming back like a bouncing rubber ball

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The first known use of rubber check was in 1921

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