wonder-worker

[ wuhn-der-wur-ker ]
/ ˈwʌn dərˌwɜr kər /
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noun

a worker or performer of wonders or marvels.

Origin of wonder-worker

First recorded in 1590–1600
Related formswon·der-work·ing, adjective
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wonder-worker


n.

1590s, translating Greek thaumatourgos.

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