headshrinker

noun
head·​shrink·​er | \ ˈhed-ˌshriŋ-kər How to pronounce headshrinker (audio) , especially Southern -ˌsriŋ- \

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Recent Examples on the Web Six headshrinkers practiced in the Wylie-Hoffert building. James Ellroy, Vanities, 7 Oct. 2017

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1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Headshrinker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/headshrinker. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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headshrinker

noun
head·​shrink·​er | \ -ˌshriŋ-kər How to pronounce headshrinker (audio) \

Medical Definition of headshrinker

: shrink

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