from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A headhunter who dries and shrinks the heads of enemies.
- n. Slang A psychiatrist, especially a psychoanalyst.
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- n. psychiatrist
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I trusted my intuition and my feelings—until I started seeing a headshrinker at age eight because my intense mental labors to save the world included forgetting what time it was and peeing my pants in school a lot.
But how will the hard-charging Beckett respond to Dorn's headshrinker?
I guess we shouldn't refer to Simmons as "that guy who plays the headshrinker in Law and Order" anymore?
Word on the Celebrity Snitch Circuit claims small screen headshrinker Dr. Phil McGraw had a cow when the Emmy gods snubbed his daytime series in favor of the celeb-studded hit hosted by former supermodel Tyra Banks.
Oriana — his expensive and highly competent headshrinker — would say she was right.
That headshrinker hadn't lasted long, not past the first "parent conference."
"All right," he begrudged the professional headshrinker.
Oriana-his expensive and highly competent headshrinker-would say she was right.
I did not use the headshrinker like most people, telling him stories about my miserable feelings and such, instead, I would write stories to tell him every week.
Suffice it to say that I was a tad bit depressed because, having just been fired, then the end came with my headshrinker, who was the only person in all of Salt Lake that I could talk to (and how I lived for Wednesdays at 3: 00-it was the only time in my life where anything seemed to make any sense).
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