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rubberneck

rub·ber·neck

rubberneck

 
pronunciation:
ruh br nek
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (informal) one who stretches his or her neck in order to see better; gawker.
definition 2: a sightseer; tourist.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: rubbernecked, rubbernecking, rubbernecks
definition: to stare with curiosity, as by stretching up and straining forward.