Translation of rainmaker in Spanish:

rainmaker

hacedor de lluvia, n.

Pronunciation /ˈreɪnmeɪkə//ˈreɪnˌmeɪkər/

noun

  • 1

    (creator of rain)
    hacedor de lluvia masculine
    hacedora de lluvia feminine
    • Desperate and near-starvation, the village elders grasp their final straw: they gather up the little wealth left in the village and, sight-unseen, hire a rainmaker.
    • I suggest they position a Sioux rainmaker at every track to ensure a good downpour during the race.
    • One of the central figures in Chewa myths is Mbona, a rainmaker among the Mang'anja of Southern Malawi.
    • The rainmaker was paid $100 a day to create rain.
    • The region was in the grip of a fearful drought and since news of my recent success as a rainmaker had reached them, they wanted me to go there and perform my magical rain dance.
    • There's not all that much to love about rainy days unless you're a droughty farmer or rainmaker, but we're neither, yet we love rainy days and get lots of them.
    • His skills as a rainmaker and the effectiveness of his amulets in protecting the emperors assured his livelihood in the capital.
  • 2US informal

    (in business)
    triunfador masculine
    triunfadora feminine
    • Last year's boom has been reflected in the profitability reported by investment banks and the take-home pay of the corporate rainmakers.
    • One is about a guy who had some spectacular successes and failures as a rainmaker.
    • In a curious way, the firm's biggest rainmaker, is also emblematic of the company's biggest problem - its modest profitability.
    • With the December total set to break the $200 billion barrier for the first time since the dotcom boom of the 1990s, it was no wonder City rainmakers were in buoyant mood.
    • Rivals accuse him of being a better rainmaker than consultant.
    • What Jerry wants to be is sort of a rainmaker for urban government.
    • Not only does he still hold the controlling interest, he remains the chief rainmaker and therefore retains the eponymous firm name.
    • He was both a powerbroker and a rainmaker - a highly lucrative combination.
    • Everyone, from those in the file room to the top rainmaker, must know what your firm's goals are and know their role in the marketing process.
    • Of course, not every company is rushing out to hire a bevy of rainmakers.
    • He provided a dashing can-do military figure for the customers, a rainmaker who helped land the deals.
    • Despite their claims to objectivity, analysts have repeatedly crossed the line to become rainmakers for their investment-banking colleagues, grandly enriching themselves along the way.
    • He is happy to be the catalyst, the firestarter, the rainmaker, to agitate and organise, then retreat back to the kitchen, the office and the television studio.
    • One thing's for sure: Rosen won't be trying to play the role of sole rainmaker.
    • The reality, of course, is that once a designer opens an office and hires a staff, he's as much rainmaker as artist.
    • Senior rainmakers with proven client relationships are getting $5 million to $6 million.
    • He was the smooth-talking rainmaker who held myriad meetings with the top city officials and assembled a relentless sales force to snare millions in sponsorship dollars.