That translates into 5.1 million married "breadwinner moms."
The workforce now skews female, and men have been hit harder by the recession, forcing women into the breadwinner role.
I think a guy in their first job, maybe because they expect to be a breadwinner someday, may be a little more money-conscious.
The “stress of expecting to be the breadwinner but not living up to this ideal.”
Even though my dad was the breadwinner, he always had this joke that he changed my diaper once, so she had a lot on her plate.
Relief, it seemed to me, could be brought to the breadwinner by separating from her the girl who works for luxuries.
But when was a mere man (and breadwinner) considered at such times?
The average earnings of the breadwinner of the family were about $165 a year.
Yes, my father was aging fast, I would soon be the only breadwinner here.
There was a great contrast between the genius and the breadwinner, the half-beast of burden.
also bread-winner, "one who supplies a living for others, especially a family," 1821, from the noun bread (probably in a literal sense) + winner, from win (v.) in its sense of "struggle for, work at." Attested slightly earlier (1818) in sense "skill or art by which one makes a living." Not too far removed from the image at the root of lord (n.).