1. rubbing

noun. ['ˈrʌbɪŋ'] the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another.


  • attrition
  • abrasion
  • adhesive friction
  • detrition
  • friction
  • grip
  • traction
  • grinding

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Rhymes with Rubbing

  • snubbing
  • clubbing
  • subbing
  • dubbing

Sentences with rubbing

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
When polishing with a cut lemon, dip the lemon into salt before rubbing on the copper item.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Use enough rubbing alcohol to form a moist circle to keep the ink from spreading once it is moistened.

Quotes about rubbing

1. My hobbies include rubbing my nipples across a cheese grater, meeting cat ladies on Tinder, and voting for either Democrat or Republican every four years. You could say I am a torture enthusiast.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. Happiness is like a cat. If you try to coax it or call it, it will avoid you. It will never come. But if you pay no attention to it and go about your business, you'll find it rubbing up against your legs and jumping into your lap.
- William J. Bennett

2. rubbing

noun. ['ˈrʌbɪŋ'] effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure.


  • detrition
  • exertion
  • sweat
  • effort
  • friction
  • travail
  • elbow grease


  • responsiveness
  • increase
  • bore
  • worst

3. rubbing

noun. ['ˈrʌbɪŋ'] representation consisting of a copy (as of an engraving) made by laying paper over something and rubbing it with charcoal.


  • best