hand in hand

adverb
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of hand in hand

1 :with hands clasped (as in intimacy or affection)
  • walking hand in hand
2 :in close association :together
  • The chef works hand in hand with a nutritionist.
  • illness and bad housing go hand in hand
  • —Times Literary Supplement

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First Known Use of hand in hand

14th century


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