or hand-wring·ing, hand wring·ing
[ hand-ring-ing ]
/ ˈhændˌrɪŋ ɪŋ /
a physical expression of concern, distress, or guilt.
the nervous grasping or squeezing of the hands as a sign of these feelings.
Related formshand·wring·er, noun
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