MEANING: noun:
1. A person of influence, one who gets things done.
2. A self-important overbearing person.

ETYMOLOGY: From Yiddish makher, from German macher (maker or doer). Earliest documented use: 1911.


MANCHER - someone who lives on the French side of the English Channel

MALHER - a dyslexic German composer

MAC-HEF - an Irish playboy, familiarly (with apologies to J.M.Synge)