Translation of matchmaker in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈmætʃˌmeɪkər; ˈmætʃˌmeɪkə(r)/


  • 1.1 (marriage arranger — woman) celestina (f), casamentera (f); (— man) casamentero (m)
    More example sentences
    • Other men asked a matchmaker to arrange marriages for them.
    • The marriage of her own parents were arranged through a matchmaker and they were married without even meeting each other first.
    • This was still a country of matchmakers and arranged marriages, and much pressure was brought to bear.
    1.2 [Sport/Deporte] promotor, (masculine, feminine)
    More example sentences
    • The firm is a merger and acquisition matchmaker for companies with market values of $300,000 to $15 million.
    • Like business brokers, the matchmakers are unregulated or, at most, loosely regulated.
    • She prefers to think of herself as a piano matchmaker.

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