medicine man definition

  • noun:
    • A male shaman or shamanistic healer, especially among local US individuals.
    • A hawker of brews and potions on the list of audience in a medicine show.
    • A Native American shamanistic healer.
    • someone who professes to heal vomiting, drive away bad spirits, and manage the weather by the arts of secret; a shaman.
    • Among United states Indians and other savage events, a guy supposed to have mysterious or supernatural capabilities: a name used in English to convert various local names.
    • a Native American shaman

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