profitable: a moneymaking scheme.
capable of making or promising to make money: the moneymaking part of the deal.


the making of money.

Origin of moneymaking

First recorded in 1730–40; money + making Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for moneymaking

Contemporary Examples of moneymaking

Historical Examples of moneymaking

  • 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.