One that makes deals, as in business, finance, or politics.(noun)
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Use "dealmaker" in a sentence
"At the same time, Mr. Camp is known as a dealmaker who sometimes favors a government role in the economy."
"A real "dealmaker" understands that when the "other side" is playing the better hand and reacts accordingly."
"If he sees himself as an Olympia Snowe-type 'dealmaker', he's got to watch out because that window has closed."