noun see shrink I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Shrinker — Shrink er, n. One who shrinks; one who withdraws from danger. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shrinker — noun a) Something that makes something else shrink. b) A psychiatrist; a head shrinker …   Wiktionary

  • shrinker — /shring keuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that shrinks. 2. a device or chemical substance for shrinking. 3. Slang. shrink (def. 9). [1545 55; SHRINK + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • shrinker — n. person or thing that shrinks; one who flinches, one who recoils …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shrinker — shrink·er …   English syllables

  • shrinker — kə(r) noun ( s) : one that shrinks: as a. : one that puts articles (as textiles) through a shrinking process b. : one that shrinks on a metal part c. : a device for reducing the diameter of a metal tire while hot …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dr. Shrinker — Format Children s television series Starring Jay Robinson Billy Barty Ted Eccles Susan Lawrence …   Wikipedia

  • Dr. Shrinker (band) — Dr. Shrinker Origin Milwaukee, WI Genres Death metal[1] Years active 1987–1991 Labels Necroharmonic Productions …   Wikipedia

  • head-shrinker — also head shrinker, 1926 in literal sense, from HEAD (Cf. head) (n.) + agent noun from SHRINK (Cf. shrink) (v.); as U.S. slang for psychologist, by 1950 …   Etymology dictionary

  • head\ shrinker — noun slang informal A psychoanalyst, also called a shrink. Forrester is falling apart; his family physician sent him to a head shrinker (to a shrink) …   Словарь американских идиом

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