flubber

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Etymology 1[edit]

 Flubber (material) on Wikipedia
Flubber polymer with green food colouring added.

Blend of flying +‎ rubber; originally the name of a fictional substance in the film The Absent-Minded Professor (1961).

Noun[edit]

flubber (uncountable)

  1. A rubbery polymer formed by cross-linking of polyvinyl alcohol with a boron compound, used as a plaything or to demonstrate physical properties.
    Synonym: slime

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Etymology 2[edit]

flub +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

flubber (plural flubbers)

  1. One who flubs; a goof, a person who makes errors while speaking.