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movers and shakers

Definition of movers and shakers

  1. :  people who are active or powerful in some field <the movers and shakers of the computer industry> <political movers and shakers>



Word by Word Definitions

moverplay movers
  1. :  one that moves or sets something in motion

    :  one whose business or occupation is the moving of household goods from one residence to another

shakerplay shakers
  1. : :  one that shakes: as

    :  a utensil or machine used in shaking

    :  one that incites, promotes, or directs action


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