pill pusher

nounSlang: Usually Disparaging.
  1. a medical doctor, especially one who too readily prescribes medication.

  2. a pharmacist.

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.