noun, slang

Synonyms and Antonyms of sawbones

  1. a person specially trained in healing human medical disorders a real old-timer who remembers when you could expect a sawbones to make a house call Synonyms croaker [slang], doc, medic, medico, physician, doctor [slang]Related Words family doctor, family physician, family practitioner, general practitioner; anesthesiologist, dermatologist, gynecologist, internist, neurologist, ob-gyn, obstetrician, ophthalmologist, orthopedist, pathologist, pediatrician (also pediatrist), physiatrist, podiatrist, radiologist, urologist; attending, clinician, hospitalist; specialist; plastic surgeon, surgeon; intern (also interne), resident; aidman, nurse, nurse-practitioner; EMT, paramedic (also paramedical); physical therapist, physiotherapistAntonyms nondoctor, nonphysician

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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