1. [1960s+] (orig. US, also shrinker) a psychoanalyst, a psychiatrist.
2. [1980s+] (also shrinking) psychoanalysis.
[1970s] a female psychoanalyst or psychiatrist.
[1950s+] (orig. US) madness; spec. a state of mind that makes it advisable for a person so afflicted to consult a psychoanalyst.
[1980s] (Aus.) a psychiatric institution.
1. [1950s+] (orig. US) a psychoanalyst, a psychotherapist, a psychiatrist.
2. attrib. use of sense 1.
3. [1980s] a session of psychoanalysis.
[1950s+] (orig. US) to psychoanalyse.