rain|mak|er

rain|mak|er
rain|mak|er «RAY MAY kuhr», noun.
1. a person who tries to produce rain, especially by supernatural or artificial means.
2. U.S. Slang. a business executive, especially a partner in a law firm, who has political connections and promises to use them to bring in business.

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