verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of earn1
Related formsearn·er, noun
Can be confusedearn urn
Examples from the Web for earner
Thanks to the presence of blackface and KKK costumes, her offensive fete went viral and earner her instant infamy.
For a $50,000 earner, that meant paying $1,000 a year less in payroll taxes.Michael Tomasky: GOP Is Set to Self-Destruct Over Payroll Tax|Michael Tomasky|November 29, 2011|DAILY BEAST
A $50,000 earner (married, filing separately, as all these examples will be) pays 17.25 percent.
It was more expensive, but it was quicker; and what did a few dollars matter, now that he was the husband of such an earner?We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
Charlie's voice, drink-thickened, harsh, came from a earner of the room into which she could not see until she moved nearer.Big Timber|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Round the earner from his lodgings on a side street and in darkness, stood a big car with the motor puffing violently.Civilization|Ellen Newbold La Motte
Efter en god Avler kommer en god Oder—After 40 an earner comes a waster.
But to take the earner, is compound, superlative, perpetual theft.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|American Anti-Slavery Society
British Dictionary definitions for earner (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for earner (2 of 2)
Word Origin for earn
Idioms and Phrases with earner
In addition to the idioms beginning with earn
- earn one's keep
- earn one's stripes
- penny saved is a penny earned