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  • n  a tourist who is visiting sights of interest
  • n  a person who stares inquisitively
  • v  strain to watch; stare curiously
    The cars slowed down and the drivers rubbernecked after the accident

  • Soon, sightseeing buses will drive along the curve of Sunset Boulevard between Schwab's Drugstore and the gabled Marmont Chateau, with rubberneck guides remembering nasally .
  • Either people still love Jerry, or they're slowing down to rubberneck at a terrible mishap, I guess.
  • Crowley's account of the incident included the detail that "at least seven" passersby had stopped to rubberneck.
News & Articles

  • Fast, Fun, Attention-Getting -- That's Viper
    The 2013 SRT Viper is the sort of car that should come with disability insurance for neck injuries -- not only for the whiplash drivers could experience attempting to max out its 206 mph top speed, but for its many admirers who rubberneck, pivot and crane to get a better look.
    June 14, 2013 - The Lakeland Ledger

  • Mitch McConnell in Montgomery County Courier
    We had several things going for us. We had the same producer who had worked with us on 'Rubberneck' ...... We had a second language you invent (between producer and band), so we had all that established. And then there was no pressure from anybody... Vaden Todd Lewis Times Record News Jul 9, 2010 84939 113151 rubberstamp The American people expect a justice who will impartially apply the law, not one who will be a rubberstamp for the Obama administration or any other administration," McConnell said in a written statement one day after Kagan, 50, wrapped up...

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