Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An element in some words of Greek origin, meaning ‘hand,’ ‘the hand.’

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  • noun informal, countable A chiropractor.
  • noun informal, uncountable Chiropractic.

Etymologies

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Shortening of chiropractor, chiropractic.

Examples

  • Most people think taking an infant to the chiro is unsafe but they are very, very safe and I took my son to the chiro when he was just a couple of days old.

    Look At Me Not Sleeping | Her Bad Mother

  • Being me (and not entirely satisfied -- or maybe just bored -- with my own recipe), and unable (owing to a chiro appointment) to flip the bird over every fifteen minutes or do a lot of basting, I went on-line and looked at roast chicken recipes.

    Roast Chicken

  • I never would have made it through my pregnancy so well without my chiro.

    impatience

  • Being me (and not entirely satisfied -- or maybe just bored -- with my own recipe), and unable (owing to a chiro appointment) to flip the bird over every fifteen minutes or do a lot of basting, I went on-line and looked at roast chicken recipes.

    Roast Chicken

  • The best part is that they offer pregnancy chiro as well as one of the best pregnancy massages in the greater Denver area.

    Carolyn Scott: Denver Part Deux

  • The best part is that they offer pregnancy chiro as well as one of the best pregnancy massages in the greater Denver area.

    Carolyn Scott: Denver Part Deux

  • The best part is that they offer pregnancy chiro as well as one of the best pregnancy massages in the greater Denver area.

    Carolyn Scott: Denver Part Deux

  • Whereas for colic, asthma etc both experimental evidence and theory tell us chiro doesn't work.

    Simon's Choice

  • The industry has already lost so much with very few people even coming out of the woodwork to speak up for chiro.

    The BCA's Worst Day

  • The NHS is awash with practice thats based on protocol and anecdotal evidence, and yes, i know this doesnt justify crazy chiro practice, but thats not the point.

    Simon's Choice

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