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worry beads

noun plural

Simple Definition of worry beads

  • : small beads on a string that people hold and move with their fingers in order to have something to do when they are nervous

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of worry beads

  1. :  a string of beads that can be fingered to keep one's hands occupied

1956

First Known Use of worry beads

1956

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