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The most popular slang expression of the day is "to rubberneck," or, more concisely, "to rubber."
AMERICA TO-DAY, OBSERVATIONS AND REFLECTIONSWILLIAM ARCHER
Women ought to have everything they own fastened to them with rubberneck elastics.
THE CLIMBERSCLYDE FITCH
A detective saw you on the Rubberneck up at Central Park and 'phoned down to take you in.
THE FOUR MILLIONO. HENRY
And now in the broad, quiet avenue in front of the Rubberneck car a man in dark clothes stood with uplifted hand.
THE FOUR MILLIONO. HENRY
To show general scorn, the bird revolved on one claw round and round his swing; he looked dangerous, repeating, "Rubberneck."
THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF 1917VARIOUS
No, I think Ill take those few days off and do a rubberneck trip around Manhattan.
OUT OF THE AIRINEZ HAYNES IRWIN
The paid guides and the "rubberneck wagons" have completed the ruin.
THE PERSONALITY OF AMERICAN CITIESEDWARD HUNGERFORD
Drivers of passing cars slowed down to rubberneck, and a few shouted filthy, vengeful things at them.
MAKERSCORY DOCTOROW
The Rubberneck coach lingered, out of respect for its patrons.
THE FOUR MILLIONO. HENRY
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WORDS RELATED TO RUBBERNECK

  • check out
  • consider
  • contemplate
  • eyeball
  • gape
  • give the eye
  • glance at
  • have a look
  • inspect
  • keep eagle eye on
  • leer
  • look at
  • ogle
  • peruse
  • regard
  • rubberneck
  • scan
  • size up
  • stare at
  • study
  • survey
  • take a look
  • take in
  • view
  • watch
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