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moneymaker

[ muhn-ee-mey-ker ]
/ ˈmʌn iˌmeɪ kər /
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noun

a person engaged in or successful at acquiring much money.
something that produces or yields much pecuniary profit.

RELATED WORDS

angel, backer, patron, grubstaker, money-spinner

Nearby words

moneyed, moneyer, moneygrubber, moneylender, moneyless, moneymaker, moneymaking, moneyman, moneyocracy, moneyspinning, moneywort

Origin of moneymaker

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at money, maker
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British Dictionary definitions for moneymaker

moneymaker

/ (ˈmʌnɪˌmeɪkə) /

noun

a person who is intent on accumulating money
a person or thing that is or might be profitable
Derived Formsmoneymaking, adjective, noun
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