Synonyms for rubber


1. rubber, natural rubber, India rubber, gum elastic, caoutchouc, latex
usage: an elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products
2. rubber, synthetic rubber, synthetic, synthetic substance
usage: any of various synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubber
3. rubber eraser, rubber, pencil eraser, eraser
usage: an eraser made of rubber (or of a synthetic material with properties similar to rubber); commonly mounted at one end of a pencil
4. condom, rubber, safety, safe, prophylactic, contraceptive, preventive, preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, birth control device
usage: contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
5. arctic, galosh, golosh, rubber, gumshoe, overshoe
usage: a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow


1. rubberize, rubberise, rubber, coat, surface
usage: coat or impregnate with rubber; "rubberize fabric for rain coats"


1. rubber, no-good, bad (vs. good)
usage: returned for lack of funds; "a rubber check"; "a no-good check"
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