Share this entry

Share this page

dhobi itch

Saltos de línea: dhobi itch

Definición de dhobi itch en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] informal
Itching inflammation of the skin, especially in the groin region, suffered particularly in the tropics and typically caused by certain types of ringworm infection or by allergic dermatitis.
Example sentences
  • Lamisil AT Cream is an antifungal cream for the treatment of athlete's foot, dhobie itch and ringworm.
  • This irritation, when coupled with a fungus infection in the groin region, is known as jock strap itch, or dhobie itch, and is technically named tinea-cruris.
  • Life in Sierra Leone was good, that is if you ignore the mosquitoes, malaria, dhobi itch, prickly heat, jigger fleas, tomba flies and being permanently soaked in sweat.

Definición de dhobi itch en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día peart
Pronunciación: pɪət
adjective
lively; cheerful