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rainmaker

Pronunciation: /ˈreɪnmeɪkər; ˈreɪnmeɪkə(r)/

Translation of rainmaker in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (creator of rain) hacedor, (masculine, feminine) de lluvia
    Example sentences
    • There's not all that much to love about rainy days unless you're a droughty farmer or rainmaker, but we're neither, yet we love rainy days and get lots of them.
    • The region was in the grip of a fearful drought and since news of my recent success as a rainmaker had reached them, they wanted me to go there and perform my magical rain dance.
    • I suggest they position a Sioux rainmaker at every track to ensure a good downpour during the race.
  • 2 (in business) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], triunfador, (masculine, feminine) ([ en los negocios ])
    Example sentences
    • Senior rainmakers with proven client relationships are getting $5 million to $6 million.
    • He provided a dashing can-do military figure for the customers, a rainmaker who helped land the deals.
    • He is happy to be the catalyst, the firestarter, the rainmaker, to agitate and organise, then retreat back to the kitchen, the office and the television studio.

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