backscratcher

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backscratcher

(ˈbækˌskrætʃə)
n
1. (Tools) an implement with a long handle, used for scratching one's back
2. informal a person who provides a service, corporate or public money etc, for another, in order to receive a similar service or reward in return
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.backscratcher - someone who is willing to trade favors or services for mutual advantagebackscratcher - someone who is willing to trade favors or services for mutual advantage
opportunist, self-seeker - a person who places expediency above principle
2.backscratcher - a long-handled scratcher for scratching your backbackscratcher - a long-handled scratcher for scratching your back
scratcher - a device used for scratching
Translations
selänrapsutin

backscratcher

[ˈbækˌskrætʃəʳ] nmanina (grattaschiena inv)
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One replied: "That's where I put my back scratcher been looking all over for it.
One replied: "That's were I put my back scratcher, been looking all over for it.
But buying every pepper mill, napkin ring, bowl, ladle, spice box, lemon squeezer, back scratcher, watch stand, shortbread mould, butter pat, nutmeg grater, apple corer, cheese scoop, button hook and shoehorn that comes your way will result in a collection with no common thread.
My daughter, in an attempt to get stuff that was actually useful, would get someone a back scratcher every year.
Back in February, BestMassage added eight new Thai massage tools to its inventory: the Facial Roller, the Four-Point Massage Tool, the Easy-Reach Self-Massage Tool, the Hand Reflexology and Foot Stick Combination Tool, the Healing Thumb Massage Tool, the Star Hand Tool, and the Back Scratcher.
Last time I used it it was an emergency back scratcher.
After dad forks over his third $20 bill, Jana steps up to the prize redemption counter and picks out a small plastic back scratcher.
Included in every box is an assortment of hygiene items and snacks, reading and writing materials, socks, batteries, a Bible, and even a back scratcher.
Rather than carrying a sword, Pirate wields a Shiver-Me-Timbers Back Scratcher.
That said, at least Gok knows what it's like to feel at odds with yourself and unable to see your own feet without the use of mirrors, cellotape and a back scratcher.
Manny Rothstein received a plastic two-handed back scratcher in the mail as a promotional giveaway from a drug company.
And the fork is a fine example, as it's frequently a back scratcher and, particularly attractive, as a pointer when arguing across the table.