matchmaker matchmaker  /ˈmætʃ ˌmeɪ kər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who arranges (or tries to arrange) marriages for others

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If you thought the traditional Jewish matchmaker went out of style with Fiddler on the Roof, SawYouAtSinai.
  2. Vieux, who was born in Paris of Haitian extraction, is a consummate matchmaker who never stops schmoozing.
  3. Like many another international tycoon, Matchmaker Kreuger is under 50.

News

  1. Selena Gomez Dating Ed Sheeran? Five Reasons Why He’s a Better Catch Than Bieber

    Has Selena Gomez finally moved on from Justin Bieber? According to Us Weekly, the 20-year-old pop star has been "hooking up" with British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran after mutual pal Taylor Swift recently played matchmaker. Friends are even saying Selena is enjoying the "escape" from all of the Justin Bieber drama.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via omg!

  2. Millionaire Matchmaking Agency Signs on Midwest Millionairess Looking for Mr. Right

    Chris Stelmack, millionaire matchmaker and founder of the 4M Club (a top ten elite matchmaking agency), was hired by a Midwest 62-year-old widow to find her love match. This is the first time a woman has been taken on as a client, since the 4M Club normally caters to single, millionaire men searching for Miss Right. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "She took a great interest in trying to be a matchmaker," Lisa Caputo, her former press secretary, said in an interview. "She loved to know just within the White House who was dating whom. She loved to be in on the social mix."
    on Dec 14, 2007 By: Lisa Caputo Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "He was our own personal matchmaker," Evans told the magazine. "I think God told Joe to get us together."
    on Jun 15, 2008 By: Sara Evans Source: United Press International

  3. "The council is to be a matchmaker and a facilitator - we need to connect South African and Russian businesses, and ensure they grow," Sexwale said.
    on Mar 19, 2007 By: Tokyo Sexwale Source: Independent Online

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