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matchmaker

matchmaker

noun match·mak·er \-ˌmā-kər\

: a person who tries to bring two people together so that they will marry each other

Full Definition of MATCHMAKER

:  one that arranges a match; especially :  one who tries to bring two unmarried individuals together in an attempt to promote a marriage
match·mak·ing \-kiŋ\ noun

First Known Use of MATCHMAKER

1638

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