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noun Slang: Usually Disparaging.
a medical doctor, especially one who too readily prescribes medication.
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Origin of pill pusher
First recorded in 1905–10
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How to use pill pusher in a sentence
The good old pill-pusher threw his saws behind the sofa, put his dip-net on the mantelpiece, and took a fall out of my pulse.You Should Worry Says John Henry|George V. Hobart