Definition of peacemaker in English:


Syllabification: peace·mak·er
Pronunciation: /ˈpēsˌmākər


A person who brings about peace, especially by reconciling adversaries.
More example sentences
  • In recent years, groups of children have taken on the roles of peacemakers in bringing forward personal causes for peace.
  • Enter no arguments, not even as a peacemaker, referee or umpire.
  • There are those who would say that Christianity really requires us to be peacemakers and to be Pacifists.
arbitrator, arbiter, mediator, negotiator, conciliator, go-between, intermediary, pacifier, appeaser, peacemonger, pacifist, peace-lover, dove
informal peacenik



Pronunciation: /-ˌmākiNG/
noun& adjective
More example sentences
  • After eight years of peacemaking, they're pretty much back where they started, although with a lot more mutual distrust.
  • It covers a period of thirteen years on all the tracks, and it ends with some general reflections on the perils and pitfalls of peacemaking.
  • There are three main problems with this approach to peacemaking.

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