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[mith-mey-ker] /ˈmɪθˌmeɪ kər/
a creator of myths.
Origin of mythmaker
1870-75; myth + maker
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mythmaking, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Thus far in the history of mankind biography might be defined as the art of myth-making.

    The Arena Various
  • Reactions are constantly occurring in the myth-making process.

    Moon Lore Timothy Harley
  • That cause is, probably, a dwindling of the myth-making faculty.

  • The savage, at all events when myth-making, draws no hard and fast line between himself and the things in the world.

  • Had he wanted to indulge in myth-making, he could easily have found some metaphysical affiliation for his Invisible King.

    God and Mr. Wells William Archer
  • Indeed the myth-making spirit of Greece unfolds new incidents, deeds, and characters.

    Homer's Odyssey Denton J. Snider
  • Nor do I find it easy to believe that myth-making man took all those distinctions, or held those views of the Creator.

    Custom and Myth Andrew Lang
  • It will be seen from these examples that there is no harm in myth-making if the myth is called a myth.

  • Mythopoet′ic, Mythopœ′ic, myth-making, tending to generate myth.

  • What can be done by way of turning the myth-making period to advantage, this little book is partly to show.

    The Basket Woman Mary Austin

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