• synonyms

back scratcher

or back-scratch·er, back·scratch·er

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

First recorded in 1785–95
Related formsback scratching, noun
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Related Words for backscratching

bootlick, cajole, court, flatter, sweet-talk, apple-polish, toady