/ Yiddish (ˈmɑxər) /
an important or influential person: often used ironically
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Word Origin for macher
Yiddish, from German, literally: doer
Words nearby macher
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Example sentences from the Web for macher
The Israeli President's Conference, hosted by Shimon Peres—this year, in honor of his 90th birthday—is a Jewish macher's paradise.