handwringer
noun see hand-wringing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • handwringer — See handwringing. * * * …   Universalium

  • handwringer — noun a person who clasps and squeezes the hands in an excessive expression of distress …   Wiktionary

  • handwringer — …   Useful english dictionary

  • hand-wringing — noun Date: 1922 an overwrought expression of concern or guilt • handwringer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hand wringer — See handwringer. * * * …   Universalium

  • hand-wringing — or handwringing [hand′riŋ΄iŋ] n. expression of distress or anxiety, as in clasping and twisting the hands together hand wringer n. handwringer * * * …   Universalium

  • hand-wringing — or handwringing [hand′riŋ΄iŋ] n. expression of distress or anxiety, as in clasping and twisting the hands together hand wringer n. handwringer …   English World dictionary

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