[ muhn-ee-mey-ker ]
See synonyms for moneymaker on
  1. a person engaged in or successful at acquiring much money.

  2. something that produces or yields much pecuniary profit.

Origin of moneymaker

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at money, maker Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use moneymaker in a sentence

  • He was a money maker, and owned the land on which his tavern was erected, in fee.

    The Old Pike | Thomas B. Searight
  • He was a money maker, and unlike most of that class, kind hearted and generous.

    The Old Pike | Thomas B. Searight
  • Or he may easily be above all things a money-maker and a lover of money.

British Dictionary definitions for moneymaker


/ (ˈmʌnɪˌmeɪkə) /

  1. a person who is intent on accumulating money

  2. a person or thing that is or might be profitable

Derived forms of moneymaker

  • moneymaking, adjective, noun

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