a person or thing that makes.
a manufacturer (used in combination): a drugmaker; a garmentmaker.
(sometimes initial capital letter) a person who has the hobby of creating tangible physical products, especially do-it-yourself technology and engineering projects or handmade crafts (often used attributively): Makers came together at the convention to collaborate with each other and show off their completed products.The maker movement fosters hands-on creativity in a sedentary world of passive entertainment options.
(initial capital letter) God.
the party executing a legal instrument, especially a promissory note.
Cards. the player who first names the successful bid.
Archaic. a poet.
Idioms about maker
go to / meet one's Maker, to die.
- pre·mak·er, noun
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How to use maker in a sentence
The post-dinner conversations of staffers and policy-makers was seamed with shame, and even defeatism.
We were able, hopefully, to educate those policy makers… As of December of this year, cooler heads have prevailed.SWAT Lobby Shoots to Kill Police Reform After Ferguson | Tim Mak | December 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He says device makers also will have to meet a slew of security requirements: Can the device be encrypted?
The film was praised for showcasing the many unsung heroes of the movement who were ignored by previous film makers.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era | Gary May | November 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Athenians considered sortition to be an especially democratic way of choosing certain decision-makers.Is It Time to Take a Chance on Random Representatives? | Michael Schulson | November 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
These people are, I believe, the greatest speech-makers in the world; nothing can be done without speeches.
There are many excellent makers, but we must content ourselves with briefly noticing the most prominent.
After Andrew, as great makers, come his two sons Antonius and Hieronymus, who flourished from 1550 to 1634.
The makers of idols are all of them nothing, and their best beloved things shall not profit them.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
There are many fine examples of the different makers of this celebrated name in this country.
British Dictionary definitions for maker (1 of 2)
a person who makes (something); fabricator; constructor
a person who executes a legal document, esp one who signs a promissory note
archaic, Scot a poet: Also called (esp Scot): makar
British Dictionary definitions for Maker (2 of 2)
a title given to God
go to meet one's Maker or meet one's Maker to die
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