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maker

[ mey-ker ]
/ ˈmeɪ kər /
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noun

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Idioms for maker

    go to / meet one's Maker, to die.

Origin of maker

First recorded 1300–50; Middle English; see origin at make1, -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM maker

pre·mak·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for maker (1 of 2)

maker
/ (ˈmeɪkə) /

noun

a person who makes (something); fabricator; constructor
a person who executes a legal document, esp one who signs a promissory note
archaic, Scot a poetAlso called (esp Scot): makar

British Dictionary definitions for maker (2 of 2)

Maker
/ (ˈmeɪkə) /

noun

a title given to God
go to meet one's Maker or meet one's Maker to die
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