Definition of Shrinker

1. n. One who shrinks; one who withdraws from danger.



Definition of Shrinker

1. Noun. Something that makes something else shrink. ¹

2. Noun. (slang) A psychiatrist; a head-shrinker. ¹

3. Noun. (medicine) An sock-like article used to compress a stump remaining after amputation. ¹

4. Noun. Something that itself shrinks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shrinker

1. one that shrinks [n -S] - See also: shrinks

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shrinker

shrining
shrink
shrink-wrap
shrink-wrapped
shrink-wrapped software
shrink-wrapping
shrink-wraps
shrink away
shrink back
shrink from
shrink up
shrinkable
shrinkages
shrinked
shrinker (current term)
shrinkers
shrinking
shrinking violet
shrinkingly
shrinks
shrinkwrap
shrinkwrap license
shrinkwrap licenses
shrinkwrapped
shrinkwrapping
shrinkwraps
shrinky
shris
shritch

Literary usage of Shrinker

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1. Popular Mechanics Shop Notes (1920)
"All parts for this shrinker may be made in the shop or taken from a machine ... With the use of a tire shrinker of this character it is possible to remove ..."

2. Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives by United States Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture (1922)
"A hog shrinker is this: Here is a carload of hogs comes off the scale. ... Well, do you have a hog shrinker except when there is a controversy'. ..."

3. Practical Blacksmithing by Milton T. Richardson (1891)
"96—Tire shrinker, Contributed by " RE" clamp and drive home the keys and flatten ... By RE Tire shrinker. NO. 2. A tire shrinker, which I have invented and ..."

4. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"6481 Tire-shrinker. and the treadle relented, when the springs •/ •/' net tn ... Jackson's Tirc-shrinker. T-Ir'on. A kind of angle-iron having a fiat flange ..."

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