Troublemaker vs Maker - What's the difference?

troublemaker | maker | Derived terms |

Troublemaker is a derived term of maker.


As nouns the difference between troublemaker and maker

is that troublemaker is one who causes trouble, especially one who does so deliberately while maker is someone who makes; a person or thing that makes or produces something.

troublemaker

English

Alternative forms

* trouble-maker * trouble maker (proscribed)

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who causes trouble, especially one who does so deliberately.
  • A complainer.
  • Synonyms

    * hooligan * stirrer * See also * See also

    maker

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone who makes; a person or thing that makes or produces something.
  • (usually, capitalized and preceded by the) God.
  • A poet.
  • * 2000 , , The Book of Prefaces , Bloomsbury 2002, p. 9:
  • It is refreshing to read how makers find great allies in the past to help them tackle the present. It helps us to see that literature is a conversation across boundaries of nation, century and language.
  • (obsolete, legal) Someone who signs a cheque or promissory note, thereby becoming responsible for payment.
  • Derived terms

    * brushmaker * homemaker * troublemaker * widow-maker

    Anagrams

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