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English noun: head-shrinker

1. head-shrinker (person) a physician who specializes in psychiatry

Synonymspsychiatrist, shrink

Broader (hypernym)medical specialist, specialist

Narrower (hyponym)alienist, analyst, psychoanalyst

Instance hyponymCharles Frederick Menninger, Charles Menninger, Harry Stack Sullivan, Horney, Jaspers, Karen Danielsen Horney, Karen Horney, Karl Augustus Menninger, Karl Jaspers, Karl Menninger, Karl Theodor Jaspers, Menninger, Menninger, Menninger, Sullivan, William Claire Menninger, William Menninger

2. head-shrinker (person) a savage who cuts off and preserves the heads of enemies as trophies


Broader (hypernym)barbarian, savage

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