Definition of head-shaker in English:

head-shaker

noun

  • A person who shakes his or her head, especially as an expression of disapproval, disagreement, sorrow, etc.; (hence) a person with a negative or disapproving attitude.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Parliamentary Debates. From head + shaker.

Pronunciation

head-shaker

/ˈhɛdˌʃeɪkə/