pill pusher

pill pusher

noun Slang: Usually Disparaging.
1.
a medical doctor, especially one who too readily prescribes medication.
2.
a pharmacist.

Origin:
1905–10

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and pill-roller; pill-peddler
  1. n.
    a nickname for a physician. : I went to the infirmary, but the pill-pusher wasn't in. , The lousy pill-roller just gave me some aspirin.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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