hand–wringing

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noun hand–wring·ing \-ˌriŋ-iŋ\

Definition of hand–wringing

  1. :  an overwrought expression of concern or guilt

handwringer

noun

1922

First Known Use of hand–wringing

1922


HAND–WRINGING Defined for English Language Learners

hand–wringing

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noun hand–wring·ing \-ˌriŋ-iŋ\

Definition of hand–wringing for English Language Learners

  • : worried talk or behavior


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