kingmaker


noun

  1. a person who has great power and influence in the choice of a ruler, candidate for public office, business leader, or the like.

noun

  1. a person who has control over appointments to positions of authority
n.

also king-maker, 1590s, originally in reference to the 15c. Earl of Warwick.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

49 queries 1.252