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chiropractor

[kahy-ruh-prak-ter] /ˈkaɪ rəˌpræk tər/
noun
1.
one whose occupation is the practice of chiropractic.
Origin of chiropractor
1900-1905
1900-05; chiropract(ic) + -or2, as if a L noun with -tor
Can be confused
chiropodist, chiropractor.
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  • I didn't go outside to the hospital but saw the two pilots who had had two years of chiropractor schooling before being drafted.

  • I'm her chiropractor, and I'm about to straighten out some vertebrae in her neck!

    The Right Time Walter Bupp
Word Origin and History for chiropractor
n.

1904, agent noun in Latin form from chiropractic (q.v.).

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