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rubadub (countable and uncountable, plural rubadubs)

  1. The sound of a drum being continuously beaten.
  2. (by extension) A clamorous, repeated sound; a clatter.
    • D. Webster
      the rubadub of the abolition presses
  3. A Jamaican style of dance with suggestive rubbing or grinding motions.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for rubadub in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)