tastemaker

[ teyst-mey-ker ]
/ ˈteɪstˌmeɪ kər /

noun

a person or thing that establishes or strongly influences what is considered to be stylish, acceptable, or worthwhile in a given sphere of interest, as the arts.

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Origin of tastemaker

First recorded in 1950–55; taste + maker
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British Dictionary definitions for tastemaker

tastemaker
/ (ˈteɪstˌmeɪkə) /

noun

a person or group that sets a new fashion
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