rubber–chicken

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adjective rub·ber–chick·en \ˈrə-bər-ˈchi-kən\

Definition of rubber–chicken

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a series of social gatherings (such as fund-raising dinners) at which speeches are given the rubber–chicken circuit

Origin and Etymology of rubber–chicken

from the low quality of the food stereotypically served at such events


First Known Use: 1972

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