[moo-ver] /ˈmu vər/
a person or thing that .
Often, movers. a person or company whose business is the of household effects or office equipment from one location to another.
a powerful and influential person, as in politics or business.
a person who is energetic and ambitious; go-getter.
movers and shakers, Informal. powerful and influential people, as in politics and business.
(informal) a person, business, idea, etc, that is advancing or progressing
a person who moves a proposal, as in a debate
(US & Canadian) a removal firm or a person who works for one
late 14c., agent noun from move (v.). Originally of God. Meaning “one who moves goods as a profession” is from 1838.
In addition to the idiom beginning with mover
- Mover and shaker
A person who wields power and influence in a particular activity or field, as in He’s one of the movers and shakers in the art world. At first the two nouns referred specifically to God, alluding to the belief that a divine force was responsible for all events. The current usage refers only to human […]
[moov] /muv/ verb (used without object), moved, moving. 1. to pass from one place or position to another. 2. to go from one place of residence to another: They moved from Tennessee to Texas. 3. to advance or progress: The red racing car moved into the lead. 4. to have a regular , as an […]
- Move someone back
verb phrase To cost someone; SET someone BACK: a chinchilla flogger that moves Israel back thirty G’s (1930s+)
[noun mous; verb mouz] /noun maʊs; verb maʊz/ noun, plural mice [mahys] /maɪs/ (Show IPA) 1. any of numerous small Old World rodents of the family Muridae, especially of the genus Mus, introduced widely in other parts of the world. 2. any similar small animal of various rodent and marsupial families. 3. a quiet, timid […]