rubber-chicken

adjective
rub·​ber-chick·​en | \ ˈrə-bər-ˈchi-kən How to pronounce rubber-chicken (audio) \

Definition of rubber-chicken

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

First Known Use of rubber-chicken

1972, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rubber-chicken

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

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“Rubber-chicken.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rubber-chicken. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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