Definition of headshrinker in English:


Line breaks: head|shrink¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛdʃrɪŋkə


  • 1 historical A headhunter who preserved and shrank the heads of his dead enemies.
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    • Then - oh dear - there are the headshrinkers, the most dangerous bunch of all.
  • 2 informal , chiefly North American A psychiatrist. Compare with shrink.
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    • His charm and simple way of simply listening to people soon has him with more patients than both the town's other headshrinkers put together.
    • Our headshrinker describes the differing cases of Glen, who enjoys wearing ladies' clothing, especially angora sweaters.
    • She buckled her shoulder holster in place, noting the date with a slight frown. ‘I've got another appointment with the headshrinker soon,’ she thought with a slight smile.

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