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Compound of peace +‎ maker.


  • IPA(key): /ˈpiːsmeɪkə(ɹ)/



peacemaker (plural peacemakers)

  1. A person who restores peace, especially by settling disputes; one who engages in peacemaking.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, [] (King James Version), London: [] Robert Barker, [], →OCLC, Matthew 5:9:
      Bleſſed are the peacemakers: foꝛ they ſhall bee called the childꝛen of God.
    • 1989 September 3, R. W. Apple, Jr., “Carter the Peacemaker Now Turns to Ethiopia”, in New York Times[1]:
      Mr. Carter has celebrated experience as a peacemaker: he mediated the 1978 peace talks between Israel and Egypt at Camp David.
    • 2018, Derek B. Miller, American By Day, page 208:
      We're not just the law, Joe. We're the peacemakers. Like the old Colts.
  2. (non-native speakers' English, medicine) Catachresis for pacemaker.
    • 2010, M. Valderrama, V. Navarro, M. Le Van Quyen, “Heart rate variability as measurement of heart-brain interactions”, in Epilepsies:
      Indeed, although the activity of the heart depends on the intrinsic rhythm of its peacemaker []
    • 2014, S. Samad, SA. Khan, A. Haq, A. Riaz, “Classification of arrhythmia”, in International Journal of Electrical Energy:
      The “heart’s peacemaker” is the node from which the electrical signal for heart beat are []