Definition of Head-shrinker

1. Noun. A physician who specializes in psychiatry.




2. Noun. A savage who cuts off and preserves the heads of enemies as trophies.
Exact synonyms: Headhunter
Generic synonyms: Barbarian, Savage

Definition of Head-shrinker

1. Noun. (slang) A psychiatrist or psychotherapist; a shrink. ¹

2. Noun. Literally, one who shrinks heads, as previously done by some Amazon tribes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Head-shrinker

head-first
head-hunter
head-hunters
head-in-the-clouds
head-in-the-sand
head-kerchief
head-like
head-of-household
head-of-state
head-on
head-on collision
head-on collisions
head-ons
head-scratcher
head-shrinker (current term)
head-shrinkers
head-spinningly
head-the-ball
head-tilt
head-to-head
head-turner
head-turners
head-up display
head-up displays
head ache
head and neck neoplasms
head and shoulders
head and shoulders above
head blight

Literary usage of Head-shrinker

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1. Criminal Polit Buros and Other Plagues by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1994)
"“I've told you guys a million times, Deem is in cahoots with a head shrinker up in Santa Barbara. Every time there is a killing Deem calls Dr. Battson down ..."

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