What does rub mean slang?
to obliterate; erase. Slang. to murder: They rubbed him out before he could get to the police.
What does rub it in meaning?
rub it in – if someone rubs it in, they keep talking about something or doing something that makes you upset or embarrassed. “We all know she made a mistake, but you don’t have to rub it in.”
What does rub it up mean?
transitive verb. 1 : to revive or refresh knowledge of : recall.
What does rub down mean in slang?
: a brisk rubbing of the body (as to relax fatigued muscles)
What does it mean to get rubbed?
(2) : to cause discontent, irritation, or anger. 2 : to continue in a situation usually with slight difficulty in spite of financial difficulties, he is rubbing along. 3 : to admit of being rubbed (as for erasure or obliteration) transitive verb.
What is a rub motorcycle slang?
For the record, a RUB is a “Rich Urban Biker” who wears all sorts of flashy Harley-Davidson-approved clothing.
What does don’t rub it in mean?
[spoken] said to mean that someone should not draw attention to something that is unpleasant or embarrassing for you. Of course too much good fortune could give rise to someone else’s envy, so don’t rub it in by boasting.
Where does the phrase rub it in come from?
Rubbing it in originated in America; T. A. Burke used it in 1851 (Polly Peaseblossom’s Wedding): “When it comes to rubbin’ it in, I always . . . roars up.” Also related is the cliché to rub one’s nose in it, meaning to remind one of a humiliating error or experience.
What does to rub off on someone mean?
phrasal verb. If someone’s qualities or habits rub off on you, you develop some of their qualities or habits after spending time with them. He was a tremendously enthusiastic teacher and that rubbed off on all the children. [
What is the synonym of rub?
buff. verbpolish to a shine. brush. burnish. furbish.
What does rub off on me mean?
phrasal verb. If someone’s qualities or habits rub off on you, you develop some of their qualities or habits after spending time with them. He was a tremendously enthusiastic teacher and that rubbed off on all the children. [ VERB PARTICLE + on]