/ Yiddish (ˈmɑxər) /
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an important or influential person: often used ironically
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Word Origin for macher
Yiddish, from German, literally: doer
Words nearby macher
Machaut, Mach bands, mache, Machel, Machen, macher, ma chère, machete, Machiavelli, Machiavellian, Machiavellianism
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How to use macher in a sentence
The Israeli President's Conference, hosted by Shimon Peres—this year, in honor of his 90th birthday—is a Jewish macher's paradise.The Peres Parade: A Macher's Paradise|Elisheva Goldberg|June 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST