matchmaker

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match +‎ maker

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matchmaker (plural matchmakers)

  1. Someone who finds suitable dates or marriage partners for other people.
    Synonyms: marriage broker, yenta (Judaism)
    Antonyms: matchbreaker
  2. (by extension) Someone who arranges professional boxing matches.
  3. Someone who makes matchsticks.

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