rubdown

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noun rub·down \ˈrəb-ˌdau̇n\

Definition of rubdown

  1. :  a brisk rubbing of the body (as to relax fatigued muscles)

Examples of rubdown in a Sentence

  1. The trainer gave him a rubdown after the game.

1798

First Known Use of rubdown

1798


RUBDOWN Defined for English Language Learners

rubdown

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Definition of rubdown for English Language Learners

  • : an act of rubbing someone's body to relax the muscles

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