Word "RUB" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
an unforeseen obstacle
Synonyms:
hang-up, hitch, snag

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
the act of rubbing or wiping
Synonyms:
wipe
Examples:
he gave the hood a quick rub

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
cause friction
Synonyms:
chafe, fray, fret, scratch

Crossword Clues for RUB

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Massage Thomas Joseph 08 Nov 2022
Pitmaster's coating Universal 02 Nov 2022
Barbecue spice mix Universal 18 Oct 2022
Barbecue spice mix USA Today 07 Oct 2022
Barbecue coating Eugene Sheffer 27 Sep 2022
Massage Eugene Sheffer 18 Aug 2022
Apply sunscreen, say Universal 10 Aug 2022
Polish in game with British The Times Cryptic 20 Jul 2022
Tofu steak coating LA Times Daily 17 Jul 2022
Massage Universal 07 Jul 2022
Barbecue seasoning Eugene Sheffer 04 Jul 2022
Barbecue spice blend Universal 03 Jul 2022
Massage Newsday 12 Jun 2022
Polish by friction The Times Concise 04 Jun 2022
Massage USA Today 06 May 2022
Hamlet's difficulty Newsday 06 May 2022
Barbecue flavoring LA Times Daily 09 Apr 2022
Barbecue flavoring The Washington Post 09 Apr 2022
Massage Universal 18 Mar 2022
Massage Eugene Sheffer 10 Mar 2022
Barbecue seasoning Wall Street Journal 07 Mar 2022
Stroke Thomas Joseph 16 Feb 2022
Massage Eugene Sheffer 12 Feb 2022
Griller's spice mix Universal 07 Feb 2022
Pitmaster's application The Washington Post 05 Feb 2022
Pitmaster's application LA Times Daily 05 Feb 2022
Massage Newsday 25 Jan 2022
Dry ___ (barbecue seasoning) Universal 19 Jan 2022
Chafe New York Times 16 Jan 2022
Chafe The Washington Post Sunday 09 Jan 2022
Barbecue coating Universal 25 Dec 2021
Massage USA Today 30 Nov 2021
Polish with a cloth Universal 22 Nov 2021
Polish The Telegraph Quick 08 Nov 2021
___ elbows with Universal 25 Sep 2021
Barbecue seasoning Eugene Sheffer 22 Sep 2021
Massage Thomas Joseph 07 Aug 2021
Word after "back" ... or before "elbows" Universal 06 Aug 2021
Be a gentle masseuse Family Time 26 Jul 2021
'There's the ___' New York Times 02 Jun 2021
Wipe Premier Sunday 16 May 2021
Barbecue coating New York Times 20 Apr 2021
Give a massage to Premier Sunday 04 Apr 2021
Barbecue spice mix Universal 26 Feb 2021
Central difficulty New York Times 25 Feb 2021
Chafe The Times Concise 21 Feb 2021
Burnish New York Times 27 Jan 2021
Make like a cricket's legs Jonesin 12 Jan 2021
Massage Eugene Sheffer 23 Nov 2020
Massage Thomas Joseph 16 Nov 2020
Barbecue application Newsday 13 Nov 2020
Massage New York Times 02 Nov 2020
Massage USA Today 05 Sep 2020
Massage LA Times Daily 07 Jul 2020
Massage The Washington Post 07 Jul 2020
Tofu steak coating USA Today 07 Jul 2020
Barbecue seasoning Eugene Sheffer 30 Jun 2020
Massage Newsday 17 Jun 2020
Barbecue pro’s seasoning Wall Street Journal 13 Jun 2020
Massage Premier Sunday 24 May 2020
Chafe New York Times 16 May 2020
Use an eraser Family Time 10 May 2020
Coax (out), as a genie The Washington Post 16 Mar 2020
Coax (out), as a genie LA Times Daily 16 Mar 2020
Cause chafing, perhaps
Spice mixture
Graze a rock Canadiana 25 Nov 2019
Polish a surface Family Time 28 Oct 2019
Word after "belly" or "spice" Universal 06 Oct 2019
Copy (a church brass) The Times Concise 02 Sep 2019
Apply polish Family Time 18 Aug 2019
Spice mix for ribs The Washington Post 06 Aug 2019
Spice mix for ribs LA Times Daily 06 Aug 2019
Abrade The Times Concise 30 Jun 2019
Barbecuing concoction Newsday 20 Jun 2019
Massage Universal 11 Jun 2019
Obstacle Newsday 07 Jun 2019
Get the genie out of the lamp Family Time 26 May 2019
Try to get a genie out of a lamp Family Time 28 Apr 2019
Massage Wall Street Journal 02 Apr 2019
Flavor source for grilling Wall Street Journal 27 Feb 2019
Massage
Massage
Word after "belly" or "spice"
Flavor source for grilling
Spice mix for ribs
Impediment LA Times Daily 16 Dec 2018
Impediment The Washington Post 16 Dec 2018
Spice mix for barbecuing Wall Street Journal 11 Dec 2018
Barbecue spice mix USA Today 02 Oct 2018
Give a massage Family Time 30 Sep 2018
Massage Canadiana 27 Aug 2018
Steak coating New York Times 09 Aug 2018
Bone of contention Universal 09 Jun 2018
Chafe Universal 17 May 2018
Summon a genie, perhaps USA Today 04 May 2018
Barbecue seasoning Newsday 22 Apr 2018
Massage Jonesin 03 Apr 2018
Massage The Telegraph Quick 09 Mar 2018
Barbecue application The Chronicle of Higher Education 23 Feb 2018
Polish, e.g Premier Sunday 18 Feb 2018
Obstacle LA Times Daily 16 Feb 2018
Obstacle The Washington Post 16 Feb 2018
Barbecue chef's mix USA Today 20 Jan 2018
Ointment; chief difficulty The Times Concise 20 Jan 2018
__ the wrong way (annoy) Newsday 08 Jan 2018
Barbecue spice mix
Impediment
Coax (out), as a genie
Bone of contention
Chafe
Steak coating
Massage
Chafe
Barbecue chef's mix
Obstacle
Summon a genie, perhaps
Spice mix for barbecuing
Barbecue application
Cookout coating Newsday 20 Oct 2017
Back stroke? Premier Sunday 24 Sep 2017
Polish or massage Family Time 17 Sep 2017
Barbecue chef's spice mixture Wall Street Journal 24 Aug 2017
Cause friction Newsday 04 Aug 2017
Marinade alternative New York Times 17 May 2017
Chafe Newsday 14 May 2017
Barbecue spice mixture The Washington Post 19 Apr 2017
Barbecue spice mixture LA Times Daily 19 Apr 2017
Apply wax to furniture Family Time 16 Apr 2017
Barbecuer's spice mix Wall Street Journal 23 Feb 2017
Roll-up blind opens for Pat Irish Times Crosaire 18 Feb 2017
Abrade Newsday 04 Jan 2017
Marinade alternative
Barbecue spice mixture
Be a masseuse Family Time 07 Nov 2016
Knead Premier Sunday 23 Oct 2016
Barbecue seasoning LA Times Daily 22 Oct 2016
Bit of barbecue Newsday 30 Jul 2016
Sticking point LA Times Daily 01 Jul 2016
Apply friction Irish Times Simplex 08 Apr 2016
Barbecue add-on Newsday 25 Feb 2016
Summon a genie, in a way Universal 25 Feb 2016
Abrade Thomas Joseph 19 Feb 2016
Polish in a way Canadiana 08 Feb 2016
Apply liniment USA Today 05 Feb 2016
Move over something with pressure Irish Times Simplex 26 Jan 2016
Apply liniment
Massage
Sticking point
Emulate a masseuse Universal 20 Dec 2015
Chafe Eugene Sheffer 10 Dec 2015
Hitch New York Times 19 Nov 2015
Prepare for a grilling LA Times Daily 07 Nov 2015
Hamlet's catch Universal 20 Sep 2015
Hamlet's catch USA Today 01 Sep 2015
Abrade Eugene Sheffer 28 Aug 2015
Advice to Aladdin creates difficulty The Times Cryptic 19 Aug 2015
Emulate a masseuse Family Time 16 Aug 2015
Buff Wall Street Journal 26 Jun 2015
Apply ointment Family Time 17 May 2015
Emulate Aladdin USA Today 23 Mar 2015
Chafe The Telegraph Quick 13 Jan 2015
Hitch
Buff
Barbecue sauce alternative
Hamlet's catch
Emulate a masseuse
Hamlet's catch
Emulate Aladdin
Abrade
Chafe
Hitch, per Hamlet
Prepare for a grilling
Barbecue seasoning
Prince "Clouds" line "Just ___ it on her back"
Spice massaged onto raw food
Abrade
Barbecuing application of herbs and spices
Massage
Obstacle, to Shakespeare
Pressure + friction
Tug partner
Try to work the knots out of, as a muscle
Hamlet's hang-up
"Ay, there's the ___" (words from Hamlet)
Polish, say
"Ay, there's the ___"
Bone of contention
Cause friction, in a way
Meat seasoning mixture
Barbecue application
Pre-barbecuing mixture
Soothe, perhaps
Hamlet's catch
Barbecue seasoning
Barbecue add-on
Barbecue spice mix
Difficulty
Difficulty
Cause some friction
Pre-grilling application
___ elbows with
Make like a masseur
Massage
Give a massage to
Obstacle, to Hamlet
Emulate a masseur
Hamlet's obstacle
Barbecue application
Chafe
Back stroke?
Pregrilling application
Obstacle, to Hamlet
Abrade
Hang-up
Hitch, for Hamlet
Obstacle, to Hamlet
Cause friction
Erase, with "out"
Obstacle
Fondle, as a rabbit's foot
Do some massaging
Cause friction
"... ay, there's the ___"
Meat seasoning mixture
Steak seasoning
Polish, say
Polish, say
Meat seasoning mixture
Steak seasoning
Erase, with "out"
Stroke
Pre-grilling application
-- elbows with
Sticking point, to Hamlet
Summon the genie
Health-spa offering
__ down (massage)
Massage
Difficulty
Engage in frottage
Summon the genie
Obstacle
Massage
Catch, to Hamlet
Catch
Sticking point, to Hamlet
Dry equivalent of a marinade
Buff, e.g.
Buff
Jerk seasoning, e.g.
Complication
Work on a stain, say
Signal the genie
Summon a genie
Complication
Work on a stain, say
Catch
Massage
Get the knots out of, say
"Ay, there's the ___"
"Ay, there's the ___" (Shakespeare)
Obstacle, to Hamlet
Pre-barbecuing spice application
"Ay, there's the ___": Hamlet
Sticking point
Massage
Source of annoyance, or relaxation
"Ay, there's the ___"
Soothe, as sore muscles
Pre-barbecuing spice application
Massage
Catch
Difficulty
Irritation
Sticking point
Sticking point
Obstacle, to Shakespeare
Barbecue spices
Burnish
Complication, to Hamlet
Buff
Impediment
Wipe
Knead
Polish
Irritation
Difficulty, to the Bard
Emulate a masseuse
Chafe
Difficulty, to the Bard
Polish
Abrade
Hamlet's obstacle
Knead
Obstacle
Polish the silver
Difficulty
Spices for barbecue
Tenseness treatment
Obstacle
Hamlet's hang-up
Massage
Massage
Currycomb
Difficulty, to the Bard
Obstacle
Obstacle, to Shakespeare
Massage
Fly in the ointment
Summon a genie, in a way
Difficulty, to Hamlet
Hangup
Complication
Tenseness treatment
Bone of contention
Stroke
Source of irritation
Complication
Start with down and out
Cause friction
Buff
Furbish
Tight spot
Sticking point, to Hamlet
Stroke
"___-a-dub-dub"
Impediment
Polish; massage
Do a masseuse's job
Annoy
" . . . ay, there's the ___"
Grate
Apply polish
Polish or chafe
Hindrance
"Ay, there's the ___"
___ elbows (mingle)
Catch-22, perhaps
Obstruction
Masseur's specialty
Use an eraser
Kind of down
Difficulty
___ the wrong way
___ it in (needle)
Summon a genie
Abrade
Chafe.
Massage.
Abrade.
Obstruction.
Grate.
Burnish.
Scour.
Hindrance.
Scrub.
Polish.
Apply, as polish.
Sandpaper.
Fray.
Something that annoys.
Achieve a burnish.
"Ay, there's the ___."
Difficulty.
Polish by friction.
An obstacle or difficulty.
Polish up.
Point of friction.
Furbish.
Massage
Get the knots out of, say
"Ay, there's the ___"
Spa selection
Predicament
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