Definition of Peacemaker

1. Noun. Someone who tries to bring peace.

Exact synonyms: Conciliator, Make-peace, Pacifier, Reconciler
Generic synonyms: Go-between, Intercessor, Intermediary, Intermediator, Mediator
Specialized synonyms: Appeaser
Derivative terms: Conciliate, Make Peace, Pacify, Reconcile

2. Noun. A belt-fed machine gun capable of firing more than 500 rounds per minute; used by United States troops in World War II and the Korean War.
Exact synonyms: Browning Machine Gun
Generic synonyms: Machine Gun

Definition of Peacemaker

1. n. One who makes peace by reconciling parties that are at variance.

Definition of Peacemaker

1. Proper noun. An early type of American revolver, particularly the Colt 1873 Single Action Army model. ¹

2. Proper noun. The B-36 bomber. ¹

3. Noun. A person who restores peace, especially by settling disputes. ¹

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Definition of Peacemaker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peacemaker

Payr's sign
Pays de la Loire
Peabody bird
Peabody birds
Peace Corps
Peace Garden State
Peace of Westphalia
Peach Melba
Peach State
Peachtree City
Peacock Throne
Peak District
Peano arithmetic
Peano curve
Pearl Bailey

Literary usage of Peacemaker

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1. Children's Story-sermons by Hugh Thomson Kerr (1911)
"LVIII The Little peacemaker HER name was Louise, and she was just as pretty ... But how were you a peacemaker, Louise ? I didn't know you were where there ..."

2. Modernizing the Monroe Doctrine by Charles Hitchcock Sherrill (1916)
"CHAPTER H SOUTH AMERICAN MARKETS: COMMERCE AS AN INTERNATIONAL peacemaker COMMERCE requires a knowledge of those with whom we would trade. ..."

3. Our First Century: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the One by Richard Miller Devens (1876)
"... the gala day on the decks of that most stupendous and beautiful ship ever beheld <^n the waters of the Potomac. STOCKTON'S GREAT GUN, *'THE peacemaker. ..."

4. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1906)
"At this crisis, when each power seemed on the verge of an appeal to arms, Great Britain assumed the role of peacemaker and tendered both parties a friendly ..."

5. When the Ak-47s Fall Silent: Revolutionaries, Guerrillas, and the Dangers of by Timothy Charles Brown (2000)
"... AN OAS peacemaker A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH Sergio Caramagna is a professional peacemaker with the OAS and has been involved in the peacemaking process in ..."

6. Samuel F.B. Morse: His Letters and Journals by Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Edward Lind Morse (1914)
"Efforts as peacemaker. — Foresees Northern victory. — Gloomy forebodings. — Monument to his father. — Divides part of European gratuity with widow of Vail. ..."

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