maker Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a person who makes things
  2. noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.
  3. noun a business engaged in manufacturing some product
    manufacturing business; manufacturer.


Mak"er noun
  1. One who makes, forms, or molds; a manufacturer; specifically, the Creator.
    The universal Maker we may praise. Milton.
  2. (Law) The person who makes a promissory note.
  3. One who writes verses; a poet. Obs. ✍ "The Greeks named the poet poihth`s, which name, as the most excellent, hath gone through other languages. It cometh of this word poiei^n, make; wherein, I know not whether by luck or wisdom, we Englishmen have met well the Greeks in calling him a maker." Sir P. Sidney.

Webster 1913