Meaning of “rhubarb” in the English Dictionary

"rhubarb" in British English

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uk /ˈruː.bɑːb/ us /ˈruː.bɑːrb/


uk /ˈruː.bɑːb/ us /ˈruː.bɑːrb/

a word that is repeated many times in order to produce the sound of people talking when the meaning of the word is not important:

We had to stand at the back of the stage saying "rhubarb, rhubarb" in the crowd scenes.

(Definition of “rhubarb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rhubarb" in American English

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rhubarbnoun [ U ]

us /ˈru·bɑrb/

the long red stems of a plant that are prepared in a pie or as a sweet fruit dish

(Definition of “rhubarb” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)