Meaning of rainmaker
Pronunciation: (rān'mā"kur), [key]
- (among American Indians) a medicine man who by various rituals and incantations seeks to cause rain.
- a person who induces rainfall by using various scientific techniques, as the seeding of clouds with silver iodide crystals from an airplane.
- an executive or lawyer with exceptional ability to attract clients, use political connections, increase profits, etc.: The president has several rainmakers among his advisers.
- rainmaker (Thesaurus)