Definition of backscratcher in English:



  • An implement for scratching one's back.

    • ‘It foreshadows the surrealists, as he shows the monkeys playing in the jungle with a backscratcher and a milk bottle, trappings of civilisation in the savage world.’
    • ‘Neither defect seriously detracts from the looks of this backscratcher.’
    • ‘I do occasionally visit such shops but don't always remember that I want this backscratcher.’
    • ‘With a bendable handle this backscratcher can reach the lower or upper part of the back with minimal effort.’
    • ‘‘Oh look Amy your drink came with a backscratcher,’ Jake noted.’