- shrink ► VERB (past shrank; past part. shrunk or (especially as adj. ) shrunken) 1) become or make smaller in size or amount; contract. 2) (of clothes or material) become smaller as a result of being immersed in water. 3) move back or away in fear or disgust. 4) (shrink from) be averse to or unwilling to do.► NOUN informal ▪ a psychiatrist. [ORIGIN: from headshrinker.]DERIVATIVES shrinkable adjective.ORIGIN Old English.
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