rainmaker

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noun rain·mak·er \ˈrān-ˌmā-kər\

Definition of rainmaker

  1. 1 :  a person who produces or attempts to produce rain by artificial means

  2. 2 :  a person (such as a partner in a law firm) who brings in new business; also :  a person whose influence can initiate progress or ensure success

rainmaking

play \-ˌmā-kiŋ\ noun

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1775

First Known Use of rainmaker

1775


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rainmaker

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noun rain·mak·er \ˈrān-ˌmā-kər\

Legal Definition of rainmaker

  1. :  a person (as a partner in a law firm) who brings in new business

rainmaking

noun

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