Matchmaker Match"mak`er, n. 1. One who makes matches for burning or kinding. [1913 Webster]

2. One who tries to bring about marriages. [1913 Webster]

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  • matchmaker — UK [ˈmætʃˌmeɪkə(r)] / US [ˈmætʃˌmeɪkər] noun [countable] Word forms matchmaker : singular matchmaker plural matchmakers someone who tries to arrange relationships or marriages between people Derived word: matchmaking noun uncountable …   English dictionary

  • matchmaker — matchmaker1 matchmaking, n., adj. /mach may keuhr/, n. 1. a person who arranges or tries to arrange marriages by introducing possible mates. 2. a person who arranges matches for athletic contests, esp. prizefights and wrestling matches. 3. any… …   Universalium

  • matchmaker — match maker, matchmaker [matʃmɛkœʀ] n. m. ÉTYM. 1927, in Höfler; de l angl. match (→ Match), et maker « celui qui fait ». ❖ ♦ Anglic. Organisateur de combats de boxe. || Des match makers. || « Les matchmakers ceux …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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