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moneymaking

[muhn-ee-mey-king]
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adjective
  1. profitable: a moneymaking scheme.
  2. capable of making or promising to make money: the moneymaking part of the deal.
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noun
  1. the making of money.
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Origin of moneymaking

First recorded in 1730–40; money + making
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  • The autumn saw a great outbreak of moneymaking affairs in the church.

    Dominie Dean

    Ellis Parker Butler

  • None of these seemed to offer an opening for moneymaking, especially during the winter months.

    The Girl Scouts Rally

    Katherine Keene Galt

  • Making money indicates the existence of some merit, some inherent advantageous traits of the moneymaking individual.

    After the Rain

    Sam Vaknin

  • Some Frenchman has said that the moneymaking instinct is like the talent of certain pigs for smelling truffles.

    A Top-Floor Idyl

    George van Schaick

  • It's a good thing, and it's been a moneymaker too; it's the only charity I know of that's not a charity but a moneymaking concern.