Head-doctor definition

(slang) A psychiatrist.
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Head doctor can refer to a physician who is in charge or it can be a sometimes derogatory term used to describe psychologists, psychiatrists and other professionals who treat primarily mental health problems.

An example of a head doctor is the chief of cardiology in the hospital.

An example of a head doctor is a psychologist.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
head-doctor
Plural:
head doctors