Rubberneck Definition

rŭbər-nĕk
rubbernecks
verb
To look at things or gaze about in this way.
Webster's New World

To watch by craning the neck (as though it were made of rubber), especially if the observer and observed are in motion relative to each other.

The driver was so busy rubbernecking, trying to get a good view of the accident, that he was almost part of another accident.
Wiktionary
noun
A rubbernecker.
American Heritage
A person who stretches his or her neck or turns the head to gaze about in curiosity, as a motorist who slows to look at a traffic accident.
Webster's New World
Someone who engages in rubbernecking, or turning and staring.
Wiktionary

Someone or something with a flexible neck.

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Origin of Rubberneck

  • Coined in the sense of "tourist" in the United States in the late 19th century. A favored Americanism of H.L. Mencken.

    From Wiktionary

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