dealmaker

noun deal·mak·er \ ˈdēl-ˌmā-kər \

Definition of dealmaker

plural dealmakers
: someone who is given to or skilled in negotiating deals or agreements : one who makes deals
  • Her reputation as a hard-driving dealmaker was known to heads of state and corporate CEOs all over the world.
  • —Johnnie L. Roberts et al.
  • He's a dealmaker, a power broker, a convener of interests—in short, the living definition of the career politician …
  • —Douglas Foster

First Known Use of dealmaker

1886

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