- a person who arranges marriages, usually between strangers, for a fee.
Origin of marriage broker
First recorded in 1675–85
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Examples from the Web for marriage broker
My dear Mr. Brockton, after all, I never undertook to be a marriage-broker!Life at High Tide
"But you be a marriage-broker yourself," said Yankelé imprudently.
But do you tell this to da Costa the father or da Costa the marriage-broker?
The Duchess had clipped the wings of the angel with the phrase of a marriage-broker.The Cross of Berny
Emile de Girardin
"My dear Leibel," said the marriage-broker, deprecatingly shrugging his shoulders and spreading out his palms.