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pill pusher

noun, Slang: Usually Disparaging.
1.
a medical doctor, especially one who too readily prescribes medication.
2.
a pharmacist.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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pill-pusher

noun
  1. A physician: gynecological phenomena you pill-peddlers are always talking about
  2. A pharmacist or student of pharmacy ( first form 1857+, second 1926+, third 1927+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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