[ shring-ker ]
/ ˈʃrɪŋ kər /


a person or thing that shrinks.
a device or chemical substance for shrinking.

Origin of shrinker

First recorded in 1545–55; shrink + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for shrinker

  • Now, having brought her to this situation, he abruptly abandoned the wheel and turned it over to his colleague, the shrinker.

    Jill the Reckless|P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
  • He himself was no coward, no shrinker from the great issues.

    The Double Four|E. Phillips Oppenheim