- profitable; moneymaking; remunerative: a lucrative business.
Origin of lucrative
Examples from the Web for non-lucrative
Historical Examples of non-lucrative
In spite of his non-lucrative practice, Dr. Birnie evidently had a balance at his banker's.Rogues and Vagabonds
George R. Sims
- producing a profit; profitable; remunerative
Word Origin for lucrative
early 15c., from Old French lucratif "profitable" and directly from Latin lucrativus "gainful, profitable," from lucratus, past participle of lucrari "to gain," from lucrum "gain, profit" (see lucre). Related: Lucratively; lucrativeness.