Definition of made man in English:

made man

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noun

North American
1A man whose success in life is assured: he became a made man in Hollywood when he was hired to run a film studio
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  • They take vows of fidelity to the Family, and they respect other made men.
  • Kernaghan is suddenly a made man, part of the Rolodex of the press.
  • All these made men - you took stock of them by how nice they dressed, what kind of watch they wore, what kind of shoes, what suit.
1.1A man who has been formally inducted as a full member of the Mafia.
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  • He once compared entering the inner circle to becoming a "made man" in a Mafia family.
  • He plays Christopher Moltisanti, a recent made man in the Soprano organization.
  • Television shows such as The Sopranos have made Americans as familiar with the language and customs of the Mafia as any made man.

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