from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that creates myths or mythical situations.

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  • n. A person who originates a myth.


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  • Likewise, no evidence is incompatible with mythicism - as long as one is willing to posit an arbitrary mythmaker who invents things for no obvious reason, and who often expresses himself so poorly that one often gets the "wrong impression" that he is talking about a historical figure.

    Is There Evidence For Mythicism?

  • It was a mythmaker of a dress, with a full skirt and fitted bodice.

    The Golden Vault of Jean Maria Schwartz in Heaven

  • He dismissed Stephenson as a self-serving mythmaker: a puerile grandee, whose assertions were little more than the “dangerous hallucinations” of an isolated old man heading toward second childhood.97 This judgment was perhaps too harsh.


  • Spartacus was a failure against Rome but a success as a mythmaker.

    The Spartacus War

  • Instead, he's called the "edgiest mythmaker of the day."

    April 2007

  • Instead, he's called the 'edgiest mythmaker of the day.'

    So It Goes: Thoughts on the Cassandra Ghetto

  • As the most successful mythmaker of the Romantic era, Wagner was an inspiration to an entire generation of Irish artists catching up to the century-old idea of a created cultural nationalism.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Bean, who had won a lottery to be the official Australian newspaperman with ANZAC, would become a chief mythmaker of the campaign.

    Straits of Disaster

  • Another report from the mythmaker team is unacceptable, especially when they have not allowed the slightest bit of transparency into their former, taxpayer funded, official, and on the record preposterous delude!!

    Neocon 911 Commission Report Mythmaker Team Strikes Again

  • The stories have a fierce intelligence, but like any good mythmaker, Obama sands down pieces that don't quite fit.

    When Barry Became Barack


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