or back-scratch·er, back·scratch·er
a long-handled device for scratching one's own back.
a person who exchanges favors or services for mutual advantage.
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- back row,
- back run,
- back saw,
- back scatter,
- back score,
- back seat,
- back shaft,
- back shift,
- back slang,
- back staff
Origin of back scratcher
First recorded in 1785–95
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