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
A few dozen protested for the National Assembly to resign, denouncing it as little more than a rubber stamp for Jammeh.
The executive board is often seen as a rubber stamp, and even more so the full membership.
The vote scheduled for late March has been criticized by detractors as little more than a rubber stamp after his most viable challengers were either disqualified from the race or withdrew.
The public defender, Board of Elections and ADAMHS Board used a rubber stamp to authorize voucher and invoice approvals.
Awwad has said his approval was a rubber stamp and the real power was with human resources, which recommended the pay hike.
This question didn't seem to vex the men beside me, who happened to be deputies of the State Duma, the lower house of Russia's parliament, which of late has been a human rubber stamp for the president's edicts.
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.
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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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