Macher meaning

mäKHər
A person who gets things done, makes things happen, etc.
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An important person, often in the negative sense of self-important; a bigwig.
  • 2005: An ordinary man doesn’t jump the Snake River Canyon / with nothing underneath his ass / but a two-wheeled, fin-stabilised X-1 Skycycle / and a seven-figure guarantee from some macher in LA. — August Kleinzahler , in 'A Valentine’s: Regarding the Impractibility of Our Love', London Review of Books, Vol. 27 No.20, 20 October 2005, page 6.
  • 2007: Finally, Mr. Wall Street macher, there's our own Abe Silverfish, a man who has editing awards from prestige film festivals in Tanganyika and Bali. — Woody Allen, in 'Calisthenics, Poison Ivy, Final Cut', Mere Anarchy.
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A macher is defined as someone who can make things happen.

An example of a macher is a very organized wedding planner.

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The definition of a macher is a leader or a high powered boss.

An example of a macher is the president of a union that influences many people.

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A person with power and influence.
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Origin of macher

  • Yiddish מאַכער (makher, “one who makes”), from מאַכן (makhn, “to make”)

    From Wiktionary