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culture maker

Definition of Culture Maker

(noun) An individual or group that creates and spreads culture.

Examples of Culture Maker

  • artists
  • celebrities

Culture Maker Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: cul·ture mak·er

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˈkʌlʧər ˈmeɪkər/
  • British English – /ˈkʌlʧə ˈmeɪkə/

Usage Notes

  • Plural: culture makers
  • The mass media are culture makers and create mass culture.
  • Variant spellings:
    • culturemaker
    • culture-maker

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Works Consulted

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. 5th ed. 2011. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Merriam-Webster. (N.d.) Merriam-Webster Dictionary. (http://www.merriam-webster.com/).

Oxford University Press. (N.d.) Oxford Dictionaries. (https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/).

Princeton University. 2010. WordNet. (https://wordnet.princeton.edu/).

Random House Webster’s College Dictionary. 1997. New York: Random House.

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation. (https://en.wikipedia.org/).

Cite the Definition of Culture Maker

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “culture maker.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 10, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/culture maker/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

culture maker. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/culture maker/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “culture maker.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 10, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/culture maker/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“culture maker.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 10 Dec. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/culture maker/>.