hand-holding

noun
hand-hold·​ing | \ ˈhan(d)-ˌhōl-diŋ How to pronounce hand-holding (audio) \

Definition of hand-holding

: solicitous attention, support, or instruction (as in servicing clients)

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hand-holder \ ˈhan(d)-​ˌhōl-​dər How to pronounce hand-holding (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of hand-holding

1967, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hand-holding was in 1967

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“Hand-holding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hand-holding. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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hand-holding

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English Language Learners Definition of hand-holding

: patient attention, support, or instruction

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