[ wuhn-der-wur-ker ]
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  1. a worker or performer of wonders or marvels.

Origin of wonder-worker

First recorded in 1590–1600

Other words from wonder-worker

  • wonder-working, adjective

Words Nearby wonder-worker

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How to use wonder-worker in a sentence

  • Provided, mind you—that you have a bottle of my wonder-worker to kill the rats and save your corn for the mule.

    The Clansman | Thomas Dixon
  • Edison, the wonder-worker, meant more to the popular imagination of Europe than all the soldiers and all the ships of his country.

    The Enemies of Women | Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • Their territory was left unspoiled; but they had lost their wonder-worker.

  • The wonder worker tries to make each customer believe that he is buying at the lowest price.

    Dollars and Sense | Col. Wm. C. Hunter
  • Tales of marvel and magic grew up about him, and he became a wonder-worker for the superstitious people.