Definition of maker in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmākər/


1 [usually in combination] A person or thing that makes or produces something: a cabinetmaker
More example sentences
  • This means generic drug makers can legitimately produce cheaper copycat versions of the drugs.
  • Sound of Music is a one man show - there are no producers or tea makers, just me and my music.
  • The court, however, has chided the software maker for failing to produce much in the way of evidence at all.
2 (our, the, etc., Maker) God; the Creator.
Example sentences
  • Our Maker wants us to succeed, to fulfill our unique spiritual purpose, and to discover and cocreate the life of our dreams.
  • I'm looking ahead to the next 50 and all that this ol' life has to offer untill my maker calls me home!!
  • But I do believe in the Maker, and that he probably has a plan.


meet one's Maker

chiefly humorous Die.
Example sentences
  • Now do the rest of the world a favor and meet your Maker.
  • I thought at that point the carriage was going to roll over and I thought we were going to meet our Maker.
  • Remember, some day each and every one of us will meet our Maker.

Words that rhyme with maker

acre, baker, breaker, Chandrasekhar, faker, forsaker, Jamaica, Laker, nacre, partaker, Quaker, raker, saker, shaker, staker, taker, undertaker, waker

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Syllabification: mak·er

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