[ map-mey-ker ]
/ ˈmæpˌmeɪ kər /


a person who makes maps; cartographer.



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Origin of mapmaker

First recorded in 1765–75; map + maker Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for mapmaker

  • He knew it better than anyone else, certainly better than any mapmaker.

    Sodom and Gomorrah, Texas|Raphael Aloysius Lafferty
  • The vast tortuous landscape spread out below him like a relief map in a mapmaker's nightmare.

    A World Called Crimson|Darius John Granger
  • He ran his finger over the angular shapes the mapmaker had drawn around Benevento.

  • He is a mapmaker, the companion whisperingly replied, and hes got an immense stock of old maps on hand.

    Anecdotes of the Great War|Carleton Britton Case