- Yiddish מאַכער (makher, "one who makes"), from מאַכן (makhn, "to make") (Wiktionary)
“Such is the reach of the billionaire named by this list two years running as the most powerful person in the art world -- a man who more than any other deserves the term macher, which started appearing out of the blue in countless entries about Mr. Pinault from our New York writers.”
“In Jerusalem's ultra-Orthodox community this week, Rosenbaum, who claimed to be a real estate dealer, was described as a macher, or fixer, who assisted renal patients in finding appropriate medical treatment in the U.S.”
“Well, if this were the "macher" awards, Gupta would win hands down.”
“Initially Madoff would rely on a "macher," the Yiddish term for a big shot, who would go to the country club and "brag, 'I've got my money invested with Madoff and he's doing really well,'" the Journal wrote.”
“As the scandal first broke, Greenberg obsessively pandered to the most vile Jew haters with reckless headlines like "Bernard Madoff - The End Of The Jews", and quoted a "macher" that said "Madoff will kill more Jews than Hitler".”
“Says über-wonk (and Franken's friend) Norman Ornstein, "This is a guy who has been a policy wonk for his adult life." article traces 26-year-old real estate and media "macher" Jared Kushner's rapid rise.”
“A commentator looking to take down a Wall Street macher could do worse than setting his sights on Steven Rattner.”
“The rabbi is a big macher so he is often off visiting the indigent, protesting injustice, campaigning for Israel.”
“But then again, if you are such a macher, why are you so worried about the bar tab?”
“There was this nice young French girl who was the macher of the film festival.”
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