- a person engaged in or successful at acquiring much money.
- something that produces or yields much pecuniary profit.
Origin of moneymaker
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Examples from the Web for money-maker
The money-maker will contrast the vanity of knowledge with the solid advantages of wealth.
Clearly that of the soldier and lover of honour; who is nearer to himself than the money-maker.
Your father's nature is too fine strung to be a money-maker, and she must be cared for.Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume I.
Charles James Lever
He's all ready to do it, and it'd be a money-maker from the start.The Plum Tree
David Graham Phillips
Lawson was born a money-maker, but he is a great deal more than that.Frenzied Finance
Thomas W. Lawson
- a person who is intent on accumulating money
- a person or thing that is or might be profitable
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Word Origin and History for money-maker
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