headshaker

noun

Definition of headshaker

: skeptic, pessimist adventurers … knowing before they began that the mockers and headshakers would have the laugh of them— Clemence Dane

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First Known Use of headshaker

1813, in the meaning defined above

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“Headshaker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/headshaker. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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