Maker
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Maker
See also: Maker, måker, and -maker

English

Etymology

From Middle English makere, equivalent to make +‎ -er. Compare English makar, Scots makar, West Frisian makker, Dutch maker, German Macher, Danish mager, Swedish makare.

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Noun

maker (plural makers)

  1. Someone who makes; a person or thing that makes or produces something.
  2. (usually capitalized and preceded by the) God.
  3. (now rare) A poet.
    • 2000, Alasdair Gray, The Book of Prefaces, Bloomsbury 2002, p. 9:
      It is refreshing to read how makers find great allies in the past to help them tackle the present. It helps us to see that literature is a conversation across boundaries of nation, century and language.
  4. (law) Someone who signs a promissory note, thereby becoming responsible for payment.

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Dutch

Etymology

From maken ("to make") +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'ma:.k?r/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ma?ker
  • Rhymes: -a:k?r

Noun

maker m (plural makers, diminutive makertje n, feminine maakster)

  1. maker (person or thing that makes, produces or repairs something)

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Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

maker m

  1. indefinite plural of make

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