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dishpan hands

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Simple Definition of dishpan hands

  • : hands that are red, rough, and sore because of washing a lot of dishes

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dishpan hands

  1. :  a condition of dryness, redness, and scaling of the hands that results typically from repeated exposure to, sensitivity to, or overuse of cleaning materials (as detergents) used especially in housework

1944

First Known Use of dishpan hands

1944


Medical Dictionary

dishpan hands

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction dish·pan hands \ˈdish-ˌpan-\

Medical Definition of dishpan hands

  1. :  irritant contact dermatitis of the hands that is marked by dry, red, and scaly skin and results from repeated exposure to cleaning materials (as detergents) typically used in housework




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