Definition of Mover and shaker

1. Noun. A person who wields power and influence. "Movers and shakers in the business world"

Exact synonyms: Shaker
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul



Definition of Mover and shaker

1. Noun. (idiomatic) someone who has power and influence in some field or activity. ¹

2. Noun. (idiomatic) The people in an organization who are most responsible for getting things done. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mover And Shaker

moveables
moveably
moved
moved(p)
moved the yardsticks
moveless
movelessly
movelessness
movelessnesses
movely
movement
movement-related pain
movements
movent
mover
mover and shaker (current term)
movers
moves
moves the yardsticks
movest
moveth
movie
movie actor
movie camera
movie film
movie house
movie industry
movie maker
movie projector
movie star

Literary usage of Mover and shaker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cavendish by Christa Jungnickel, Russell McCormmach (1996)
"Macclesfield came to the first three meetings, but this mover and shaker dropped out once he saw that his plan was working; at the end of the year when he ..."

2. Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods: Uniting Science and by Barry Pound (2003)
"Maria Fernandez was co-organizer of that event, and she continued as an early mover and shaker in the development of the book, the character of which was ..."

3. Ireland by Jenny Rees (2000)
"... PADDY FOYLE is A CELEBRATED mover and shaker in this rapidly getting very hip little seaside town, where he was born in room 12 of Foyle's Hotel. ..."

4. Hollywood & the Best of Los Angeles Alive!by Robert White, Phyllis White by Robert White, Phyllis White (2002)
"This umbilical cord, only 300 feet wide in places, was annexed in 1926 because there was a chunk of land at the end where some mover and shaker wanted to ..."

5. Open Forum on Children and Youth Services (1993): Redefining the Federal (2000)
"A mover and shaker, I think, for early childhood services in particular. We do appreciate it. Our next speaker is Shelley Quezada, consultant for library ..."

6. The Ultimate Psychopolitics, Mass Mind Control and the Global Control System by Ceres (1993)
"... (not Larry King “Live”--but he got tangled up in it all at any rate), a once flamboyant mover and shaker with Republican Party political circles. ..."

7. Cavendish by Christa Jungnickel, Russell McCormmach (1996)
"Macclesfield came to the first three meetings, but this mover and shaker dropped out once he saw that his plan was working; at the end of the year when he ..."

8. Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods: Uniting Science and by Barry Pound (2003)
"Maria Fernandez was co-organizer of that event, and she continued as an early mover and shaker in the development of the book, the character of which was ..."

9. Ireland by Jenny Rees (2000)
"... PADDY FOYLE is A CELEBRATED mover and shaker in this rapidly getting very hip little seaside town, where he was born in room 12 of Foyle's Hotel. ..."

10. Hollywood & the Best of Los Angeles Alive!by Robert White, Phyllis White by Robert White, Phyllis White (2002)
"This umbilical cord, only 300 feet wide in places, was annexed in 1926 because there was a chunk of land at the end where some mover and shaker wanted to ..."

11. Open Forum on Children and Youth Services (1993): Redefining the Federal (2000)
"A mover and shaker, I think, for early childhood services in particular. We do appreciate it. Our next speaker is Shelley Quezada, consultant for library ..."

12. The Ultimate Psychopolitics, Mass Mind Control and the Global Control System by Ceres (1993)
"... (not Larry King “Live”--but he got tangled up in it all at any rate), a once flamboyant mover and shaker with Republican Party political circles. ..."

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