First Known Use of rubber-stamp
Definition of rubber stamp
- the parliament was a rubber stamp for the dictator
- the usual rubber stamps of criticism
- —H. L. Mencken
rubber-stampplay \ˈrə-bər-ˈstamp\ adjective
Examples of rubber stamp in a Sentence
The legislature has been nothing more than a rubber stamp for the President.
an author who was ultimately just another rubber stamp of Hemingway
Recent Examples of rubber stamp from the Web
Trump can’t fire Mueller — at least not directly or at least without eventually getting an unprecedented rubber stamp from the Supreme Court.
Claypool would eventually announce his resignation, but the rubber stamp was in full effect.
The president, in this conception of politics, is not the voice and spirit of a nation but, rather, the final rubber stamp on a partisan legislative agenda.
The Political Bureau largely exists to rubber stamp Kim Jong Un's decisions, but as an alternate member Kim Yo Jong will be able to take part in policy debates, including military ones, according to the website North Korea Leadership Watch.
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First Known Use of rubber stamp
RUBBER-STAMP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rubber stamp for English Language Learners
: a small tool that consists of a handle attached to a piece of carved rubber and that is dipped in ink and then pressed on paper to print a date, name, symbol, etc.
: a person or organization that automatically approves everything that someone does or decides
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