rub·down

rub·down
/ˈrʌbˌdaʊn/ noun, pl -downs [count]
chiefly US : an act of rubbing someone's body to relax the muscles

The trainer gave him a rubdown after the game.

— see also rub down at rub, 1

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • rub\ down — v. phr. 1. To dry the body of (an animal or person) by rubbing. Stablemen rub down a horse after a race. 2. To rub and press with the fingers on the body of (a person) to loosen muscles or prevent stiffness; massage. Trainers rub down an athlete… …   Словарь американских идиом

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  • rub down — Synonyms and related words: bed, bed down, break, bridle, brush, caress, curry, currycomb, drench, feed, fodder, frictionize, gentle, groom, handle, harness, hitch, knead, litter, manage, massage, milk, pet, rub, saddle, stroke, tame, tend, train …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rub down — verb to rub, e.g. for cleaning, stripping paint or massage …   Wiktionary

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