Meaning of “rubbernecking” in the English Dictionary

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"rubbernecking" in American English

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rubberneckingnoun [ U ]

us /ˈrʌb·ərˌnek·ɪŋ/

the act of slowing down while driving to look at something interesting, esp. an accident:

There are delays due to rubbernecking at the scene of the accident.

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