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Meaning of rubberstamp by Wiktionary Dictionary

rubberstamp



    rubber stamp

    By Wiktionary ( 2012/09/04 11:07 UTC Version )

    Alternative forms

    Etymology

    From rubber + stamp

    Adjective

    rubber stamp

    1. ( figuratively ) Of a person, organisation, or process, making decisions or approving matters routinely or without real power, as rubber stamp politics, a rubber stamp committee .

    Noun

    rubber stamp ( plural: rubber stamps )

    1. A piece of rubber or similar material with a design or text carved or molded for the purpose of transferring ink or dye to imprint that design on another object .
      The library had a rubber stamp to imprint the due date .
    2. ( figuratively ) A person or organisation who approves, routinely or as a formality, matters decided by some other person or organisation .

    rubber-stamp

    By Wiktionary ( 2010/09/26 23:53 UTC Version )

    Alternative forms

    Etymology

    From rubber + stamp

    Adjective

    rubber stamp

    1. ( figuratively ) Of a person, organisation, or process, making decisions or approving matters routinely or without real power, as rubber stamp politics, a rubber stamp committee .

    Noun

    rubber stamp ( plural: rubber stamps )

    1. A piece of rubber or similar material with a design or text carved or molded for the purpose of transferring ink or dye to imprint that design on another object .
      The library had a rubber stamp to imprint the due date .
    2. ( figuratively ) A person or organisation who approves, routinely or as a formality, matters decided by some other person or organisation .

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Explanation of rubberstamp by Wordnet Dictionary

rubberstamp


    Verb
    1. approve automatically

    2. stamp with a rubber stamp, usually an indication of official approval on a document