Definition of rubberneck verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

rubberneck

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈrʌbənek//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌbərnek//
 
[intransitive](informal, especially North American English)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rubberneck
BrE BrE//ˈrʌbənek//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌbərnek//
 
he / she / it rubbernecks
BrE BrE//ˈrʌbəneks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌbərneks//
 
past simple rubbernecked
BrE BrE//ˈrʌbənekt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌbərnekt//
 
past participle rubbernecked
BrE BrE//ˈrʌbənekt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌbərnekt//
 
-ing form rubbernecking
BrE BrE//ˈrʌbənekɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌbərnekɪŋ//
 
 
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to turn to look at something while you are driving past it People rubbernecking at the scene of the accident caused a major traffic hold-up.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rubberneck