back scratcher

or back-scratch·er, back·scratch·er


noun

a long-handled device for scratching one's own back.
a person who exchanges favors or services for mutual advantage.

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Origin of back scratcher

First recorded in 1785–95

OTHER WORDS FROM back scratcher

back scratching, noun
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