Definition of rainmaking in US English:



  • See rainmaker

    • ‘Most of them don't seem to be in it - at least in any immediate sense - for the purposes of future rainmaking.’
    • ‘In the context of private practice, many of the potential objective measures, like rainmaking or trial experience, would work against women, due in part to other forms of discrimination and stereotyping.’
    • ‘The power of its practices could also be used for purposes other than religious advancement, such as healing, rainmaking, acquisition of wealth, national protection, and so on.’
    • ‘Much of their folklore dwells on drought, fire, famine, and rainmaking.’
    • ‘He listed previous similar success with rainmaking in seven other locations, which were not verified, since the contract stipulated payment only upon measured rainfall.’