hitmaker

noun
hit·​mak·​er | \ ˈhit-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce hitmaker (audio) \
variants: or hit-maker
plural hitmakers or hit-makers

Definition of hitmaker

: one known for producing popular hits in the entertainment industry … with Hollywood's alltime hitmaker anchoring the Sunday night lineup …— Richard Corliss especially : a popular and successful recording artist or group … whose music is sampled and recycled by mainstream hitmakers, including Rihanna, Beyoncé, and Lil Wayne. — Mark Guarino

Other Words from hitmaker

hitmaking \ ˈhit-​ˌmā-​kiŋ How to pronounce hitmaker (audio) \ or hit-making adjective
Despite his hitmaking prowess, David is no manufactured teen dream. — Matt Diehl … the group was a hit-making machine through the 1980's … — Jon Pareles

First Known Use of hitmaker

1928, in the meaning defined above

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“Hitmaker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hitmaker. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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