avocado hand

avocado hand

slang An injury caused by cutting one's hand with a knife while slicing or otherwise preparing an avocado, often while trying to remove the pit. Any time I make guacamole, I'm nervous that I'll end up with avocado hand.
See also: hand
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AVOCADO HAND INJURED yourself scooping the flesh out of your avocado?
Tesco said it should go some way to limiting the number of so-called "avocado hand" injuries.
As the temperatures rise and minds wander to poolside guacamole and fresh avocado toast, it's important to be aware of the trending condition sending many avo-lovers to the hospital u avocado hand. Dr.
Miriam is a nurse and according to one of her medical friends, they are continually treating similar avocado hand slicing injuries since the resurgence of this 70s salad favourite into a millennial superfood.
It's got so bad that medics have dubbed the phenomenon "avocado hand" and want the innocent green fruit branded a health hazard.