noun peace·mak·er \-mā-kər\

: a person who helps to prevent or stop an argument, a fight, or a war

Full Definition of PEACEMAKER

:  one who makes peace especially by reconciling parties at variance
peace·mak·ing \-kiŋ\ noun or adjective

Examples of PEACEMAKER

  1. She acted as peacemaker in the dispute.
  2. <the former diplomat is coming out of retirement to lend his talents as a peacemaker to these crucial negotiations>

First Known Use of PEACEMAKER

15th century
PEACEMAKER Defined for Kids


noun peace·mak·er \ˈpēs-ˌmā-kər\

Definition of PEACEMAKER for Kids

:  a person who settles an argument or stops a fight


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